Miraval Côtes De Provence Rosé

We are in the midst of a proper summer in England, with sunshine and wasps.  It’s time for rosé… I have tried and will review several rosés, ranging from £6-£20. This wine is from Southern Provence about 30 miles from the sea and about 30 miles from where Whispering Angel (to be reviewed next) is produced. It has celebrity credentials; Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie were involved with the early production stages and their name (along with the well-respected Perrin family) is still on the bottle. This wine is awesome…

Tasting notes: Pale, petal pink colour. Fresh fruit and floral notes on the nose. Dry, with salty, mineral notes. The finish is long. Good intensity.

Wine Colour – Rosé
Price – £19
Where do I get it from? Sainsburys (widely available)
Current Vintage – 2018
Producer – Jolie-Pitt & Perrin
Grapes – Cinsault 50% – Grenache 30% – Syrah 10% – Rolle 10%
Region/Country – Provence, France
Verdict – Very good but pricey

Food Pairing: This wine should be drunk in the sunshine – very well chilled, no food needed.

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