Le Clos Peyrassol Rosé 2022

GENERAL INFORMATION

Estate / Producer / Brand: Le Clos Peyrassol

Region: Provence, South of France

Appellation: AOC Côtes de Provence

Type: Dry rosé wine, non-sparkling

Vintage: 2022

Date of Tasting: April 2023

Type of viticulture: Certified organic

Grapes used: 40 % cinsault + 25 % grenache + 20 % tibouren + 10% syrah + 5% vermentino

Vintage Blend: 100% grapes from 2022

Winemaking details: Delicate pneumatic pressing, careful separation of the juices, traditional vinification in stainless steel vats and sandstone jars at controlled temperature

Aging: contact with lees (length not communicated)

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

Sulphites: contains sulphites

APPEARANCE

  • Colour = Salmon
  • Intensity = Pale

NOSE

  • Intensity = Medium+
  • Aromas Characteristics = Mainly primary + Secondary
  • Aromas = Pomelo, white peach, pear, blossom, white flower

PALATE

  • Sweetness = Dry
  • Acidity = Medium
  • Tannins = no
  • Alcohol = Medium (12.5%)
  • Body = Medium+
  • Flavour Intensity = Medium+
  • Flavour Characteristics = Mainly primary + Secondary
  • Flavour details = Pomelo, white peach, pear, blossom, white flower
  • Other = slight, delicate and enjoyable bitterness touch
  • Finish = Long

GENERAL ASSESSMENT (1)

  • Overall Quality = Very very good
  • Bottle Aging =
    • Can be kept at around 8°C for up to 3-5 years
    • Will not gain complexity from aging
  • Retail Price = 38 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 = sushis, raw fish, carpaccio, carpaccio de daurade, ceviche de calamars, Tapenade, shrimps, Crevette à l’Aïoli
  • Comments = A very fine gastronomy rosé, a nice tension on the palate, complex nuances and a very precise finish with depth. I strongly recommend this rosé which will delight you with its freshness, elegance and tension. Do not hesitate to taste it with dishes that will allow it to reveal its full potential.
  • Final Grade = A-

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(1)GENERAL ASSESSMENT GUIDE

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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