Chapelle Sainte Roseline 2021


Estate / Producer / Brand: Château Sainte Roseline

Region: Les Arcs, Provence, France

Appellation: AOC Côtes de Provence Cru Classé

Type: Dry rosé wine, non-sparkling

Vintage: 2021

Date of Tasting: April 2023

Type of viticulture: Organic (certified) + Certified HVE 3 (Haute Valeur Environnementale de niveau 3) + Vegan

Grapes used: Mourvèdre + Rolle + Grenache

Vintage Blend: 100% grapes from 2021

Winemaking details: alcoholic fermentation of the juices for 40% in 18 hl wooden vats and for the rest in stainless steel vats

Aging: aged on lees (+lees stirring)

Sugar level: low (level of residual sugar not communicated)

Sulphites: contains sulphites


  • Colour = Very Pale
  • Intensity = Salmon


  • Intensity = Medium
  • Aromas Characteristics = Mainly primary + secondary
  • Aromas = Notes of tangerine, slight touches of spices (ginger), hints of pomelo


  • Sweetness = Dry
  • Acidity = Medium
  • Tannins = No
  • Alcohol = Medium (13%)
  • Body = Medium+
  • Flavour Intensity = Medium+
  • Flavour Characteristics = Mainly primary + secondary
  • Flavour details = Light strawberry, light currant, slight touches of spices (ginger), vegetal notes
  • Other = improved texture and body
  • Finish = Medium+


  • Overall Quality = Very Good
  • Bottle Aging =
    • Can be kept at around 8°C for up to 4-6 years
    • Will not gain complexity from aging
  • Retail Price = 26 euros for a 75cl individual bottle (France retail price, incl. taxes)
  • Value for Money = good
  • Comparison with same price competition = good
  • Suitability for Diabetics = level of residual sugar not communicated
  • Service Temperature = around 12°C
  • Suggested Food & Wine Pairing = Aperitif, appetizer, sea food, sushis, raw fish, fish tartars, grilled fish, summer salads, white meats, angus with roquefort sauce, ‘Caillette à la provençale’
  • Comments = I really liked this rosé wine which can be considered a gastronomic wine. Finesse, accuracy and full of nuances, such are its qualities. A beautiful aromatic complexity all in elegance with an appreciable length in the mouth which does not end on a green-vegetal note (which is quite rare and very appreciable).
  • Final Grade = B+

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Please note that although all efforts have been made to be as objective as possible, the general assessment inherently involves a degree of subjectivity based on a personal evaluation of the wine.

  • Overall Quality scale
    • Poor < Acceptable < Good < Very Good < Outstanding
  • Bottle Aging
    • Will it beneficiate from additional aging?
  • Retail Price
    • Usually the retail price for one bottle including taxes
  • Value for Money
    • Quality offered compared to the price paid
  • Comparison with same price competition
    • where does it stand compared to average competition of the same price range
  • Suitability for Diabetics
    • Evaluation of the level of final sugar for early stages diabetics
  • Comments
    • Any additional elements worth noting
  • Final Grade Scale
    • A++ = Out of the Charts Wine (Stellar, Hors Classe, Fuori Classe)
    • A+ = Outstanding Wine
    • A = Great Wine
    • A- = Very Very Good
    • B+ = Very Good
    • B = Good
    • B- = Noteworthy
    • C+ = Acceptable
    • C = Poor
    • F = The worst grade of this scale


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