Côtes du Rhône Rose 2014

DOMAINE DE BEAURENARD

Côtes du Rhône Rose
2014

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
Product code
743682
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
Open
Status
Unavailable
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Region
Rhône Valley
Subregion
Southern Rhône
Appellation
Côtes du Rhône
Varietal(s)
Grenache 60 %
Cinsault 30 %
Syrah 10 %
Color
Rose
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
Availability
Winery's website

About this winery

In the 14th century, during their stays in Avignon, the popes – especially Pope John XXII – built a papal castle in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Impressed by the area’s exceptional soils, they established vineyards on the slopes surrounding the château and were instrumental in promoting the local wine’s reputation around the world. A notarial act dated 16 December 1695 mentions “Bois Renard”, which over time has become “Beaurenard”. It has been a family-run estate for seven...

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Tasting notes

This delicious dry rosé is a blend of mostly Grenache with Syrah and Mourvedre. Pale salmon in color, it is dry and light on the palate. A lovely and pure bouquet with an elegant style and a nice balance of roundness and acidity that seems more Pinot Noir-like than Provence. Smooth and clean with raspberry, wild strawberry and flower notes. Named ‘Biotiful Fox’ for its biodynamic/organic farming methods, and the wild foxes at the estate.