Chateau D’Esclans Whispering Angel Cotes de Provence 2018
Grapes grown from some of the most choice land in the surrounding region of La Motte en Provence, consisting primarily of Grenache, Cinsault, Rolle (Vermentino), Syrah and Tibouren. Harvesting at sunrise to noon. Optical grape sorting. Destemming and slight crushing at 7-8°c to avoid oxydation. Both the free run juice and pressed juices are vinified in stainless steel. “Batônnage” is twice weekly. Temperature controlled.
This 2018 Rose is delicate, with a minerally undertone flanking the white cherry, peach and raspberry notes, interwoven with spice and herb details. Lingering finish. Grenache, Rolle, Syrah, Cinsault and Tibouren. Drink now.