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Château d'Aquéria Tavel Rosé 2015

Château d'Aquéria Tavel Rosé 2015
Château d'Aquéria Tavel Rosé 2015

Rhone A.C., France

Community Score: 4.5/5
Community Reviews: 7
Price: $21.95
Sweetness: Dry
Alcohol: 14%

Drink: 2017-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Château d'Aquéria

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Charming rosé, from Tavel. This region specializes in crafting rosés from over a dozen grape varietals - some as common as Shiraz and some as obscure as Bourbalenc. They're dry and full bodied, as rosés go. This one is no exception.
The colour is the characteristic vibrant pink of Tavel, but in the glass there are some orange hues too.
The aromas give off some hints to the mineraliry. It smells of hothouse orchid, cherries, peach, and orange / lemon zest.
The flavours lead with more cherries, stone fruits, gala apple, and fresh fennel.
The vibrant bubblegum colour comes from a method of production dramatically referred to as the saignée (bleeding) method. This is an ideal picnic wine, but also makes a great appetizer pairing.


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