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Rosé wines
Rosé wines
Rosé is a much underrated style of wine, due mainly to the fairly dire, mass-produced offerings to be had from many of the large chains and supermarkets. Much better to stick with the smaller producers, who lavish much more care on the wines they produce.


Domaine Fortuné Oxalide 2016 IGP Cévennes
Vintage
2016

Region IGP Cévennes - north of Sommieres, in the Gard
Colour/Style Dry rosé - medium bodied.
Grapes 90% Cinsault, 10% Grenache
Alcohol (a.b.v)
13.5%
Food On its own, or with fish, seafood, cold cuts and salads
Next day
As good
Drink Now, or over the next 2 or 3 years

Unlike most rosés, which are made only from free-run juice (and therefore merely a by-product of the red wine-making process) this is a "vin de pressurage" - the grapes are pressed and used only for this wine. Ultra-pale orange-pink-onion skin in colour, with a nose that is delightfully fresh and vibrant, offering notes of white stone fruits, redcurrant, orange peel, strawberries and clotted cream, with a subtle whiff of garrigue herbs and plenty of wet stone minerality. The palate too is fresh, zingy and chock full of those summer fruit flavours, again infused with gentle garrigue herb nuances and hints of fennel seed and orange peel. And whilst the nose may be creamy, the texture is focused, grippy and pretty much bone-dry, with a mountain stream freshness, laser-like acidity, the merest suggestion of grape skin tannin and a long, ever-so-slightly spicy finish. All-in-all, this is a beautifully-crafted rosé, which puts me in mind of the rather more expensive rosés produced by Domaines Ott in Provence. Enough said!

 

Price:  £10.75 (Including: VAT at 20%)

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Les Vignes de l'Arque Petit Gris Rosé 2017 IGP Cévennes
Les Vignes de l'Arque Petit Gris 2017
Vintage
2017

Region Pays des Cévennes, near to Uzès, in the Gard
Colour/Style Dry rosé - medium bodied.
Grapes Cinsault
Alcohol (a.b.v)
12.5%
Food Aperitif, cold cuts, salads, fish, light pasta dishes
Next day
As good
Drink Now to 2020

Very pale onion skin colour, with a nose of little red and white fruits and soft citrus - a veritable summer fruit cocktail! The palate is equally summery and positively refreshing, with masses of juicy wild strawberry, tangy redcurrant and sweet nectarine flavours, again a hint of orange, some nice herby/spicy background notes and wonderful acidity. For a mere vine de pays, this really does punch well above its weight and is another match for many a Provencal rosé at twice the price - as evidenced by it receiving a gold medal at the 2018 Paris wine show.

 

Price:  £9.50 (Including: VAT at 20%)

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Les Vignes de l'Arque Chant des Baumes Rosé 2017 Duché d'Uzès
Vignes de l'Arque Chant des Baumes Rose 2017
Vintage
2017

Region Near to Uzès, in the Gard
Colour/Style Dry rosé - medium-to-full bodied
Grapes A blend of 80% Grenache and 20% Syrah
Alcohol (a.b.v)
13.5%
Food On its own, or with fish and seafood
Next day
As good
Drink Now or to 2021

Deeper in colour and fuller in body and texture than the Gris (above), this has a nose of raspberry, strawberry and cream, with subtle floral notes and even hints of apple and peach. The palate is quite full and almost rich, with redcurrand and berry flavours, a hint of peppery spice and a quite creamy texture, with a modicum of grape skin tannin. It finishes long and spicy. Top class rosé and a very good food wine. Serve well chilled.

 

Price:  £11.99 (Including: VAT at 20%)

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Domaine d'Archimbaud Les IV Pierre Rosé 2017 Languedoc Saint-Saturnin
Domaine d'Archimbaud Rose 2017
Vintage
2017

Region Saint-Saturnin, some way north-west of Montpellier
Colour/Style Dry rosé - medium bodied
Grapes 50% Syrah, 25% Grenache, 25% Cinsault
Alcohol (a.b.v)
13.0%
Food Light meat or fish dishes, salads, apéritif
Next day
Still excellent
Drink Now, or to 2022
This is top-notch rosé - a vin de pressurage (meaning the grapes are used only for this wine, rather than the more common by-product of the red winemaking process). A delightful, salmon pink/orange colour, with a nose of summer red berry fruits, peach and melon, with hints of spring flowers. Lively and refreshing to drink, with bags of fresh red berry and white tree fruits, gentle spiciness, juicy orange and zesty lime. With a sweet and sour red fruit finish, this is a fairly serious rosé, with none of the bitterness often found in many other Languedoc rosés. Organic.
 

Price:  £12.25 (Including: VAT at 20%)

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Domaine Turner Pageot 48H 2016 Vin de France
Turner Pageot 48H 2016
Vintage
2016

Region Gabian, north of Pézenas
Colour/Style Dry, deeply-coloured rosé or "clairet" 
Grapes 60% Grenache, 40% Syrah
Alcohol (a.b.v)
14.0%
Food Cold cuts, light meat dishes, grilled sardines, curries
Next day
Still fine
Drink Now, or over the next 3 to 5 years
Clairet is a term the Bordelais use for a light red wine, or a dark(er) rosé. The method is basically saignée - free-run juice from the red wine-making process - but taken only after an extended 48 hour maceration (hence the name 48H). The colour is more of a light ruby red than rosé - and indeed it is closer in style to a red wine, offering masses of juicy cherry, raspberry, orange, tobacco and garrigue herb aromas. In the mouth, it has genuine body and depth, with ripe raspberry and blood orange flavours, a gently creamy texture, a touch of spice, plenty of cherry-skin acidity, a modicum of tannin and a surprisingly long, spicy finish. All of which makes it a perfect match for a multitude of dishes. A delicious wine! Certified organic and biodynamic.
 

Price:  £12.25 (Including: VAT at 20%)

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É & F Jourdan Aramon Vieilles Vignes Rosé 2017 Vin de France
E & F Jourdan Aramon Rose 2017
Vintage
2017

Region Sommières, in eastern Languedoc
Colour/Style Dry rosé, medium bodied, aged in vat
Grapes 100% old-vine Aramon
Alcohol (a.b.v)
13.0%
Food Grilled vegetables, cold cuts, salads, pizza
Next day
Still good
Drink Now or over the next 2 or 3 years
A bright, pale to mid-pink colour. A riot of raspberries, strawberries and cream on the nose, quite floral too, with hints of garrigue herbs (oregano, rosemary, fennel). The palate is beautifully smooth and gently creamy, with flavours of red berry and currant fruits and white peach, offset by a touch of granny smith apple tartness, along with gentle spice and herb notes, a hint of tannin and really juicy acidity. This is serious rosé, to match the best Provence has to offer, with a lingering sweet-sour finish. Cracking stuff, and great to drink now, or to age for a year or two.
 

Price:  £12.79 (Including: VAT at 20%)

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Half A Dozen Rosés - Save 10%
Half a Dozen Rosés
Why not try our specially priced 6-bottle sampler case, covering our current range of rosés. Whatever the style, our carefully chosen rosés are a world away from the artificially sweet and sickly wines favoured by the UK supermarkets. The wines in this selection normally retail separately at £69.53. This 6-bottle case is offered at the special price of £62.50 (a saving of over 10%). Please note - this offer is limited to one per customer. The offer comprises the following wines;

1 x Domaine d'Archimbaud Les IV Pierre Rosé 2017 Saint-Saturnin
1 x Domaine Fortuné Oxalide 2016 IGP Cévennes
1 x Les Vignes de l'Arque Petit Gris Rosé 2017 IGP Cévennes
1 x Les Vignes de l'Arque Chant des Baumes Rosé 2017 Duché d'Uzès
1 x Domaine Turner Pageot 48H 2016 Vin de France
1 x É & F Jourdan Aramon Vieilles Vignes Rosé 2017 Vin de France
 

Price:  £62.50 (Including: VAT at 20%)

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Minimum order value, delivery charges, times and restrictions
We deliver only to UK and Northern Ireland addresses. The minimum order value is £75 (plus the delivery charge). You may of course choose a mix of any wines in our range. Orders between £75 and £200: delivery charge is £7.50. Orders over £200: delivery is free! (If your order is over £200, please remember to change the delivery charge in checkout to £0.00). Please note: Delivery to non-mainland addresses (Scottish Highlands and Islands, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, etc.) is usually possible, but may not be on a next-working-day basis. It is also more expensive than delivery to mainland addresses, so will be charged at cost (for orders under £200) but with a small discount for orders over £200 - please call us for a quote.

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