La Sangliére La Riviera Rosé Cotes-de-Provence 2015

The Data

Country   France

Appellation   Cotes-de-Provence

Varietal   Rosé Blend

Retail Price   $12.95

ABV   13%

In the Glass

Appearance

Brilliant, pale pink color.

Aromatics

Bright scents of tart red berries with red grapefruit, dried and fresh herbs with loads of mineral in support.

Flavor

The palate echoes the nose delivering a vibrant and crisp mid-palate that offers subtle red fruit notes with generous citrus edges and mineral notes that rise on the finish.

Intensity & Texture

Light to medium-body with generous citrus-like acidity keeping it fresh and bright with a spicy note from the complex tart fruits.

Cool Factor

A

We absolutely love vibrant and well-made Provence Rosé.

Value Grade

A

As you know, we love Rosé in volume in the summer so bright, crisp, and lovely Rosé sold for under $15 are very much in our sights.

Analysis

This crisp and spicy Rosé is made with a blend of 70% Cinsault and 30% Grenache. This is a classic wine from the Cotes-de-Provence in southeast France. Wine has been made here for at least 2,600 years and while many styles of wines are made here Rosé accounts for more than half of the total production. 89 points out of 100.

How to Enjoy

Serve chilled as an ideal summer aperitif.

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