The oldest wine region in France, grapevines were introduced to Provence by the Phocaeans 2600 years ago. As a result, both the place and its signature rosé – which accounts for 91% of wine production – have an intertwined identity, placing a premium on authenticity, sensory appeal and enterprise. Vins de Provence vineyard extends 200km wide, from Nice to Aix en Provence, encompassing 3 protected appellations of origin (AOP).
with the latest vintage showcasing a broad array of fruit aromatics.
Aix, AOP Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence, 2020, RRP $31.99
A classic Provençal blend of pristine grenache, syrah and cinsault fruit, this well-balanced rosé is freshly fragrant and delicately dry. Floral-tinged notes of watermelon and strawberry are nuanced with herbal hints.
Château Routas, AOP Coteaux Varois en Provence, 2020, RRP $22.99
A lovely Provençal rosé, the plump, intensely perfumed flavours evoke wild strawberries, while the crisp acidity and hint of minerality sign off on a refreshing finish, making this the perfect summer option.
Roseline Prestige, AOP Côtes de Provence, 2020, RRP $34.99
Made from cinsault, grenache and syrah grapes, this rosé is pale and savoury, featuring lifted red cherry, musk, ruby grapefruit and floral blossom notes. Pair with seafood or desserts.