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  • Vieille Grange, “Les Rocailles” Rosé 2019, Calmel & Joseph, Vin de France, 12.5% vol, 75cl

    Vieille Grange, “Les Rocailles” Rosé 2019, Calmel & Joseph, Vin de France, 12.5% vol, 75cl

    RS09

    Sourced from a family run estate near Beziers, the “Vieille Grange” wines from Calmel & Josephof offer excellent value – as the sign at the property says, “Vins de plaisir…..Enjoyable wines.”

     

    “Les Rocailles” rosé is a light and elegant pink very much in the Provençal style. Made mainly from Grenache, the wine has a lovely pale pink colour and a clean, fresh nose with lifted fruit aromas. On the palate it is dry with soft fruit and elegant, balancing acidity.

    £9.48

  • El Coto Rosado 2019, Bodegas El Coto, Oyón, 13.5% vol, 75cl

    El Coto Rosado 2019, Bodegas El Coto, Oyón, 13.5% vol, 75cl

    RS08

     

    El Coto was founded in 1970 in Rioja Alavesa and has grown from modest beginnings into one of the best known Rioja producers. Today El Coto has over 700 hectares of vineyard in production across the three Rioja DOC sub-zones of Rioja Baja, Rioja Alavesa and Rioja Alta. They also source grapes from all three areas, but mostly from Rioja Alavesa. Head winemaker Cesar Fernandez oversees production, starting with hand-picking into 350 kg crates to ensure the grapes arrive at the winery in pristine condition. Modern and intelligently designed, the emphasis in the winery is on temperature control and gentle handling of the grapes.

     

    Grapes for the Rioja Rosado – 90% Tempranillo & 10% Garncha – are sourced from Rioja Alavesa, Rioja Alta and Rioja Baja. The soils are mainly limestone and clay.
    The grapes are fermented in stainless steel temperature controlled tanks at 15-20ºC over a period of 15-20 days. No malolactic fermentation is allowed to occur and the wine is bottled without ageing.

     

    Lively pale pink in colour. The nose displays aromas of strawberries and raspberries. The palate is dry, with a wide range of red and dark fruits including strawberries and cherries. The finish is crisp with hints of fruit and flowers.

    £10.44

  • Grenache Rosé 2019, “Villa Blanche”, IGP Pays d’Oc, Calmel & Joseph, 13.5% vol, 75cl

    Grenache Rosé 2019, “Villa Blanche”, IGP Pays d’Oc, Calmel & Joseph, 13.5% vol, 75cl

    RS06

    Founded in 1995, Calmel & Joseph is a négociant house specializing in Languedoc-Roussillon wines from private wineries from across the region. Over the years, they have built close personal relationships with a large number of growers from all appellations. Convinced of the extraordinary potential of this region, oenologist, Laurent Calmel, and Jerome Joseph work together on the vinification, blending and ageing of wines with the common purpose of demonstrating the little known, yet unique quality of these Mediterranean terroirs.

     

    100% Grenache, (Gris & Noir).

     

    The grapes are picked at night in two passes. The first harvest is done at a relatively early stage in maturity, to keep freshness in the wine. Then 15 days later a second harvest is done, to get good concentration and varietal aromas.

     

    Grapes are destemmed and then macerated at 5°C for 6 hours. Fermentation is temperature-controlled at 17 ° C. No malolactic fermentation takes place.

     

    A very pale pink colour, bright and elegant. Discreet on the nose, with subtle aromas of roses. The palate is dry and refreshing with notes of red fruit and citrus. The finish is long with fine fruit and good balancing acidity.

     

     

    £11.10

  • Ch. Montaud 2019, Côtes de Provence Rosé, F. Ravel, 12.5% vol, 75cl

    Ch. Montaud 2019, Côtes de Provence Rosé, F. Ravel, 12.5% vol, 75cl

    RS11

    Owned by François Ravel, this 400 hectare estate near Pierrefeu is based on schistous terraces in the Massif de Maures.

     

    A blend of Cinsault, Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre & Carignan, with 10% of Tibouren, a Provençal variety that does particulary well on schist soils and that adds aroma and complexity to the blend.

     

    After a short maceration period, to extract the lovely salmon pink colour and the flavour, the grapes are gently crushed in a low pressure pneumatic press. The juice is then fermented and aged in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks.

     

    Dry, fresh and very elegant the wine exhibits fruity and floral notes and a lovely structure in the mouth. The finish is long with excellent balancing acidity.

     

    £12.42

  • Coteaux du Giennois Rosé 2019, Domaine de Villargeau, Central Vineyards, 13.5% vol, 75cl

    Coteaux du Giennois Rosé 2019, Domaine de Villargeau, Central Vineyards, 13.5% vol, 75cl

    RS10

    The Côte de Gien is situated just to the north of Sancerre and Pouilly-sur-Loire.

     

    In 1991, the Thibault family decided to create the “Domaine de Villargeau” on land facing south-southwest and enjoying the greatest amount of sunshine. Two brothers, Fernand and Jean-François Thibault, cleared hillsides abandoned since the phylloxera crisis of the mid nineteen century in order to plant vines. In 2000, they were joined by one of their sons, Marc, returning to the area armed with his apprenticeship and experience in viticulture and oenology.

     

    100% Pinot Noir, the wine has a delightful, salmon pink colour and a nose of rose petals and a touch of spice. The palate is dry with floral notes and summer fruit flavours.

    £13.20

  • “Cuvée Léonie” Brut Rosé N.V., Canard-Duchêne, 12% vol, 75cl

    “Cuvée Léonie” Brut Rosé N.V., Canard-Duchêne, 12% vol, 75cl

    CH05

    Named after Léonie Duchêne, one of the founders of the company, “Cuvée Léonie” is reserved for independent wine merchants and the world’s finest restaurants.

     

    The blend is 50% Pinot Noir, 25% Pinot Meunier and 25% Chardonnay with reserve wine accounting for a significant proportion of the total (25%), particularly Pinot Noir from the Montagne de Reims vinified as a still red wine and used in the blend to add the lovely pink colour. Extended ageing in the cellar (3 years) adds depth and complexity.

     

    Pretty pink in appearance with a very fine mousse. It is delicate on the nose with a very attractive creamy palate of ripe raspberries and cherries.  The fruit is balanced nicely with firm acidity and a good minerality in the long, dry finish. Great finesse and harmony.

    £36.30