Cassis, Provence

Domaine du Bagnol

Cassis Grenache Blend Rosé 2019

This is wildly good rose. Nose is pure minerals and red cherry and sweet red florals. Has the intense minerality of the best rhone white with the sweet red fruit one would expect of rose say from bandol.
Overall a superb wine. Love.
— 13 days ago

Tom, Andrew and 25 others liked this
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Domaine de L'Ile

Porquerolles Blanc Côtes de Provence Rolle 2021

This is a lovely, pale pink rosé from an island vineyard clean, crisp acidity and charming red fruit aromas of strawberry, raspberry and cherry with a persistent grapefruit note lingering on the palate. Delicate but long on the palate. Organic; 31% Mourvèdre, 29% Cinsault, 20% Syrah, 15% Grenache, 5% Tibouren — 17 days ago

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Château Miraval

Côtes de Provence Rosé Blend

This is simply a very good glass of rose wine. Not overly done on the fruit and even some herby notes (thyme). Nice on the wood and tannins even at 5 years old! — 18 days ago

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Château Cibon

Cuvée Marius Côtes de Provence Cru Classé Tibouren Rosé 2018

So this happened,,,, I need to rethink & re score every Rose’ I’ve had. This is Beyond anything I’ve opened. I only started drinking Rose’ as a compromise with wifey who didn’t care for Chardonnay. But I’m not sharing these bottles, I have her porch pounders separated. No pounding these
Winery notes as follows,

Clos Cibonne is one of the most historic and prestigious estates in Provence. They are one of the few estates to cultivate and focus on Tibouren, an heirloom variety with very few hectares planted. They also age their wines under fleurette, a thin veil of yeast similar to that found in Jerez and Jura, for a year in large oak casks. The Cuvée Marius takes these practices and raises it to the next level. Named for Marius Roux, the wine is an homage to him and the original Château name. Marius would load his wine in barrel onto his cart and travel to the village every week on market days to sell his special wine. Made of 90% Tibouren and 10% Grenache, the wine is aged in smaller casks for a couple of years. It is almost a rosé in name only with its onion skin color, full body and layered intensity. This is what the French call a gastronomic wine, easy to pair with complex meals. Suitable for drinking now, this wine also has many more years ahead of it.
— 4 days ago

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Severn Goodwin

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Damn! I should have bought...
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Just bought a few more,
Shay A

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Wow. That’s really cool about the aging under fleurette. I need to find some.

Clos de L'ours

L'Agachon Carignan Cinsault 2019

Ted
9.0

Ripe red fruit and acidity galore. Almost has a Dr Pepper thing going on. — 7 days ago

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Clos Saint-Joseph

Villars-sur-Var Syrah Cabernet Sauvignon 2020

Decent local wine at my favourite restaurant in the world. — 12 days ago

Brent, Ron and 1 other liked this

Cibonne

Côtes de Provence "Cru Classe" Rouge Tibouren 2020

Much hyped as one of the best Rose out there. More orange in colour than pink. Pretty much the classic nose and what you would expect. There is a very pleasant salty minerality at the beginning that sadly went away. In the end i think the difference between a good, bad and excellent Rose will always be minimal. I do like a Rose but paying anything over €15 seems like a waste of money — 10 days ago

Andrew, Ira and 3 others liked this

Clos Ste. Magdeleine

Cassis Blanc Marsanne Blend 2019

Pale yellow. Strong fruity nose with intense peach, melon on the palate. Nice blend of crispness and sweet. Nice finish. Great wine. — a month ago

Dawn, Billy and 2 others liked this
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Delicious and super-underrated summer supper.

Domaine de Trévallon

Vin de Pays des Bouches-du-Rhône White Rhone Blend 2017

Rich and smooth, Meyer lemon, lilac, and so much pineapple. Finish is lonnng. Super unique, but I prefer with a bit more bottle age, brings out some notes of petrol that were missing here. — 10 days ago

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