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"90pts... youthful, elegant and delicately fragrant. A lovely dry style with a lingering refreshing finish"

"It is juicy and lively on the palate, offering fine texture and bright acidity. A lovely dry style with a lingering refreshing finish"

Awarded 17/20 Points + Awarded 90/100 Points

Chapoutier Rosé 2015 (France)

Member rating / 50+
$13.99p/Btl
Erp $18.99 $16.51
Awarded 90/100 Points Awarded 4 Stars
Chapoutier Rosé 2015 (France)

Chapoutier Rosé 2015 (France)

Member rating / 50+
"90pts... youthful, elegant and delicately fragrant. A lovely dry style with a lingering refreshing finish"
$13.99p/Btl
Erp $18.99 $16.51

Accolades

Awarded 17/20 Points

Raymond Chan

Awarded 90/100 Points

Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

Description

*** LIMITED TIME SPECIAL ***

"90pts... Youthful, elegant and delicately fragrant, the nose shows white stone fruit, rockmelon and strawberry characters with a floral lift. It is juicy and lively on the palate, offering fine texture and bright acidity. A lovely dry style with a lingering refreshing finish. At its best: now to 2017' Sam Kim Wine Orbit

"Pale strawberry pink with some depth and slight, pale peach hues on the rim.  The nose is fresh, clean and delicate with aromas of red florals along with redcurrants and pomegranate, revealing watermelon and mineral nuances in the glass.  Dry to taste and medium-bodied, the plate features a bright, firm and aromatic heart of red florals, strawberries, redcurrants and pomegranate.  The fruit has richness and a suggestion of unctuousness, but is balanced by fine dry textures and fresh, but soft acidity.  The acidity carries the wine to a long, lingering, fine-textured, mouthwatering finish of pomegranate and redcurrant fruit.  This is a fresh, bright rosé with a rich core of redcurrant and pomegranate fruit, and a fine-textured palate.  Serve as an aperitif, with canapes and tapas over th next 2+ years.  A blend of Grenache and Cinsault, 100% pressed and fermented to 13.0% alc., the wine aged 3-4 months on fine lees without oak contact." Raymond Chan

The Chapoutier Rosé 2015 is a 100% pressed rosé. The musts under go very little racking in order to develop the wine’s volume yet maintain its freshness. Balance is the golden rule. Alcoholic fermentation takes place at low temperature for 15 days and then the wine is aged on its fine lees in stainless steel or concrete vats for 3-4 months.

Ideal for aperitif drinking, it will also go well with summer cuisine: salads, grills and dishes from the south of France.

The Grenaches are grown on clay and limestone soils mainly facing directly East, while the Cinsaults are planted on the plain in predominantly sandy soils.

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NZ (from $5.70)

Member Rating

4.5 Stars

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User comments (24)

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B
Refreshing and very moorish!

Barb - member since Mar 2011

S
the best rose on the market in NZ

Simon - member since Jan 2016

B
A delicious summer wine

Belinda - member since Feb 2010

D
Great value, a luscious mouthful.

Diana - member since Oct 2012

H
Fantastic drop. Ordered another carton straight away.

Hans - member since Jun 2007

K
Very impressive - friends are envious

Kerry - member since Jun 2014

J
Best price around.

John - member since May 2010

Outstanding flavour, easy drinking, will be buying more!

Trish - member since Sep 2005

Y
Great dry rose

Yeen - member since Feb 2015

J
A little more flavour than the villa Blanche but both are really good value. I prefer subtle rosé’s

Janet - member since Aug 2014

P
I prefer the drier Southern French Rose

Patsy - member since May 2016

M
Lovely - with a little more alcohol kick than many French Rose`s.

Matthew - member since Aug 2013

Very easy drinking rose. Excellent value for money.

Tim - member since Nov 2009

a very refreshing wine.

Paul - member since Jul 2012

S
Lovely flavours dry style

Sandra - member since Apr 2014

P
Lovely summer wine!!

Pam - member since Feb 2012

Lovely. Easy drinking. Great summer wine.

Patrick - member since Apr 2008

A decent, enjoyable wine at a decent, enjoyable price. No complaints.

Anthony - member since Oct 2015

M
I like it. Easy to drink

Mary - member since Oct 2008

Perfect wine for the summer season

Sarah - member since Apr 2009

V
Nice crisp, fruity. Perfect for warm summer evenings...

Vincent - member since May 2014

A lovely light Rose that's going to be perfect for summer.

Karin - member since Dec 2013

G
Lovely drop for the price.

Greg - member since Jun 2004

M
Light easy to drink.

Michael - member since Jan 2008




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