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Château d’Esclans Whispering Angel Provence Rosé, Provence, France

Whispering angel provence rose








Grapes: grown on choice land in surrounding region of La Motte en Provence, consisting primarily of Grenache, Cinsault, Rolle, Syrah, and Tibouren.

Vinification: Harvesting at sunrise to noon.

Optical Grape sorting

Destemming and slight crushing at 7-8 degrees Celsius to avoid oxidation.

Both, free run juice and pressed juices are vinified in stainless steel.

Tasting notes: A fresh, juicy, and flattering rosé, offering white cherry and raspberry fruit laced with bright acidity and backed by a streak of talc detail on the finish for spine.

Vietti “Tre Vigne” Dolcetto D’Alba DOC, Piedmont, Italy

Vietti Dolcetto D'Alba

Grapes: 100% Dolcetto d’Alba.

Winemaking: the grapes are selected from vineyards located in Langhe region with an average of 4500 plants per hectare, with a production of 50 hl/ha. Soil is limestone-clay.

The wine is fermented in stainless steel to preserve Dolcetto’s black cherry, raspberry and blueberry fruit aromas. Malolactic in steel vats.

Aging: Stainless steel.

Description: Purple red colour, the Dolcetto has black cherry, raspberry and hint of blueberries aromas. An unoaked wine, this medium bodied red has soft tannins, moderate acidity and good balance.

Food Pairings: Grilled vegetables and casual dishes such as pizza, deli sandwiches and light pasta dishes.