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Caves d'Esclans Whispering Angel Rosé 2017 Wine Review

Caves d'Esclans Whispering Angel Rosé 2017

Caves d'Esclans Whispering Angel Rosé 2017

Côtes de Provence A.C., France

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2018-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Rosés


Winery: Caves d'Esclans

Agent: Halpern Enterprises

Natalie's Score: 92/100

This rosé has been deservedly popular in the wine store, even though it is one of the most expensive rosés on the shelf. Lovely pale ballet slipper huse in the glass of this French rosé with bone dry mouth-watering acidity. Aromas of field strawberries. Surprisingly robust for Provence which tends to be very light. Good balancing acidity and dry finish. Perfect for planked salmon or roast chicken.

Rosé food pairings: marinated olives and chorizo tapas, a charcuterie platter, salmon burgers.

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This Caves d'Esclans Whispering Angel Rosé 2017 was reviewed on March 16, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Delicate and powerful in the same glass? It's possible when you try this famous and extremely popular Provence rosé. Blended from Grenache, Cinsault, Rolle (also called Vermentino), Syrah and Tibouren, this wine is delicately pink in the glass but the aromas pack a punch. Field strawberry, grapefruit, blood orange, and some apple blossoms. Dry, quite fruit forward on the palate with the strawberry notes really coming through with a bite of grapefruit on the mid-palate. Mouthwatering acidity balances everything and lengthens the finish. This is a premium wine just perfect for sipping by the water on a warm summer evening, or maybe with some prosciutto wrapped figs before dinner. Also great with any seafood. Tasted May 2018.
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Bright and shiny, pale pink, dry, refreshing with crisp mouthwatering acidity. Medium finish with persistence of blood orange, and a hint of grapefruit. Pairs well with roast poultry or a light Quinoa salad with sliced chicken. Tasted 2017 vintage in May 2018. 90 points
Stephen Andrews reviewed this wine as follows:

Tasted June 15th, 2018. Colour light pink almost clear. Legs medium minus. Aromas and flavours of delicate strawberry, raspberry, hints of flowers. Taste, dry, light bodied, mouthwatering, refreshing succulent fruit, balanced alcohol and flavour. Finish pleasant and enjoyable. Wow a very nice drinking experience. A special occasion wine in my opinion because of the price. To be fair lots of cost and care goes into producing this wine. I paired the wine with a delicate bbq cedar planked salmon. I was pleased to have the wine follow every bite as it complemented the salmon flavour.
Brought to us by négociant and winemaker, Sacha Alexis Lichine, Caves d'esclans Whispering Angel Rosé is a crowd-pleaser rosé, palest of pink in the glass, a bone-dry Grenache, Cinsault, Rolle, Syrah and Tibouren wine blend with ripe, warm strawberry, pink grapefruit and blood orange citrus flavours on the palate. Vibrant acidity for food and a perfect pairing with planked salmon or roast chicken. - Community Wine Reviews

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