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CÔTE DES ROSES ROSÉ 2017 AP Languedoc
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer GÉRARD BERTRAND
This note is based on the 750 ml bottle. Extremely pale bright light salmon pink colour. Slightly spicy, faintly honeyed, gently fruity, plum-apple grapefruit nose with some mineral notes. Dry, light bodied, slightly spicy, very pleasant, fresh, apple-tinged tangy lemon-melon flavours with a crisp, unoaked finish. This blend of 60% Grenache, 30% Cinsault and 10% Syrah has 13% alcohol and according to the LCBO 3 g/L residual sugar (vs. 1.7 g/L residual sugar at the SAQ). Comes with a glass stopper. The 2016 (**+) was released on May 27, 2017 at $37.95. CSPC 490912
Type Rosé Table Wine
Agent Fam Win
Country France
Region Midi
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Dry, Tangy, Ripe, Plum-Apple
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Clean and fresh, with a delicate, balanced profile of white raspberry, cherry and lemon zest supported by lightly tangy acidity. Hints of mineral and herb show on the finish. A Provence-style rosé. Drink now. Smart Buys. Score - 90 (Gillian Sciaretta, winespectator.com, June 30, 2018) Price $ 37.95
Bottle Size 1,500 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - October 13, 2018
Cases bought 277 (6 bottles per case)

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Score:    - Poor   * Very Basic     *+ OK    ** Good    **/**+ Very Good    **+ Excellent    *** Outstanding    ***+ Superb

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