Chateau Roubine “Vie en Rose” Cotes de Provence 2023

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Cinsault & Tibouren | Provence | France | Rose Wine | Chateau Roubine | 2023 | 0,75 L | 12,5 %
Château Roubine "Vie en Rose" Côtes de Provence 2023 is a delightfully dry rosé wine, blending classic Provencal grape varieties such as Grenache, Cinsault, and Syrah, from the sun-drenched vineyards of the Côtes de Provence in France. This wine epitomizes the quintessential Provencal rosé with its elegant approach to winemaking, capturing the essence of its terroir with a commitment to showcasing the natural characteristics of the grapes and the region's iconic landscape. The "Vie en Rose" is celebrated for its delicate balance, freshness, and the embodiment of the Provencal lifestyle, making it a perfect representation of the region's wine-making tradition.
In the middle of the Provence region, between the communes of Lorgues and Draguignan, one of the oldest wineries in France "Château Roubine". The winery has been known since the 14th century, when the Templars transferred ownership of the estate to Saint James of the Order of Jerusalem in 1307. Due to its strategically advantageous position on the Roman Route Julienne and the beauty of the surrounding area, the winery is visited by many visitors every year.In 1953, the Ministry of Agriculture awarded the winery the category “Cru Classé”, which is awarded to prestigious vintage wines.The estate vineyard is located in the heart of Vara, between the Verdon River and the Mediterranean Sea , surrounded by pine and oak trees, thirteen grape varieties are grown thanks to the ideal east / west location, natural drainage ("Roubine" means stream), chalky clay soil and excellent conditions for the production of premium wines. The estate covers 320 acres, and the grapes grow on 178 acres. The winery optimally combines but the latest technology and scrupulous requirements for the care of grapes.
Tasting notes

The 2023 “Vie en Rose” presents a subtle yet expressive nose, featuring aromas of fresh strawberries, raspberries, and a hint of citrus zest, complemented by a floral undertone that is both inviting and refreshing. On the palate, it offers a crisp and clean taste, with a harmonious blend of red fruit flavors and a slight minerality, leading to a smooth and lingering finish that is both refreshing and sophisticated. This rosé’s palate is a testament to the skillful blending of its varietals, offering a wine that is both accessible and engaging, ideal for savoring during warm, sunny days.


Pairing Château Roubine “Vie en Rose” with light salads, grilled seafood, or sushi can highlight the wine’s crisp acidity and fruit-forward nature, making for a delightful dining experience. It also pairs wonderfully with soft cheeses and fruit-based desserts, where the wine’s freshness and subtle complexity can complement the creaminess and sweetness of the dishes. These pairings not only enhance the flavors of the food but also celebrate the versatility and joy of enjoying a Provencal rosé.

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Cinsault based red wines are generally low in tannin and usually used in blends for its perfume. Light red berries are the most generally associated aromas descriptors.
Provence is a wine–growing region in the remote southeastern part of France, best known for its quality rose wines and warm, mild climate. Winds characteristic of the southern climate of France (eg mistral wind blowing from the Rhone Valley) are an important factor here; they reduce the spread of vine diseases and molds in vineyards, but unfortunately increase the risk of damage to the grapes and even the vines themselves. In addition, the ideal summer conditions are somewhat offset by the storms that occur in spring and autumn.