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Specifications

Colour:

Rosé

Producer:

Chêne Bleu

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Ventoux

Grape Variety:

Grenache/Syrah

Le Rosé, IGP Vaucluse, 2020

6x75cl £85.00

10 cases, 2 bottles £14.17 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Their widely-acclaimed rosé is a high altitude blend centred on old vines Grenache with Syrah, Mourvèdre, Cinsault and Rolle (Vermentino) making up the balance. A little more red fruited than its paler 2019 sibling, the Rosé 2020 is aromatic, full but very bright and bursting with red berry fruit. Displaying more depth and nuance to it than the ubiquitous, and often rather bland, Provençal Rosés, this offers great intensity of flavour and complexity. There is a distinct silkiness enticing you in and softening the summer fruit, peppered strawberries and cream, but before it all gets too much a snappy freshness returns on the finish bringing the wine back into focus, to leave you wanting another sip. A Rosé seductive enough to drink now, but sufficiently serious to age steadily and slowly over the next year.

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