Category Archives: 10to20 – still rose

Chateau Musar Rose 2013

Chateau Musar, Rose, Wine of Lebanon, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2013 This wine: Lot No. 4.288.01-04, vineyards ~1300m altitude, organic farming, a blend of obaideh (aka chardonnay [1]), merwah (aka semillon [1]) and a small amount of cinsault; ambient yeasts, fermented … Continue reading

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La Gemiere Rose Sancerre 2009

La Gemière, Rosé, AOC/AOP Sancerre, Cher, France, 2009 This wine: varietal pinot noir, 2+1 technical cork, 12.5% abv, Vintage Wines Nottingham, £16.50 (2016) Consumer tasting note: a bright nose of red apple and red fruits, along with none too rich … Continue reading

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Dom. de la Fouquette Rose Provence 2014

Domaine de la Fouquette, Cuvee Pierres de Moulin, Vin Bio, AOP Cotes de Provence, France, 2014 This wine – a blend of cinsault (perfumed, lots of cherry, decent acidity, low tannins), grenache noir (light colour, raspberry/strawberry, marked alcohol) and mourvedre (dark … Continue reading

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Dom. Maby Rose Tavel 2012

Domaine Maby, Prima Donna, AOC/AOP Tavel, Southern Rhone, France, 2012 Tavel is a rose-only appellation, lying on the right bank of the Rhone opposite Chateauneuf-du-Papes, and to the south and west of the adjoining Lirac appellation, also on the right bank. … Continue reading

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La Vie en Rose Pays d’Oc 2013

Maitres Viticulteurs, Cinsaut Rose, IGP Pays d’Oc, Languedoc, France, 2013 Cinsaut, also cinsault, is widely planted across the South of France from Provence in the east to Roussillon in the west, where it suits, like grenache, the hot dry Mediterranean … Continue reading

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