Three French rosés


Taste The Difference Bordeaux Rosé 2016, France (£7 Sainsbury’s)
Not the most complex of wines, but the juicy red berry flavours and crisp, lightly tangy finish are quite appealing. B-

Château d’Esclans Whispering Angel Côtes de Provence Rosé 2016, France (~£17.50 see wine-searcher for stockists)
Subtle, slinky pink, slightly peachy with light red berry and blood orange flavours, and the lightly sandy note I find in many Provence pinks, persistent and moreish. S-

Château d’Esclans Rock Angel Côtes de Provence Rosé 2016, France (~£25 see wine-searcher for stockists)
Bigger and richer than Whispering Angel, but also more backward, takes the peachy citrus-tinged fruit and adds in more of the earthy, sandy character, lovely long finish, will be even better by the end of summer. S(-)

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