The April 2016 Wine Advocate (Issue #224) offers a review of Mathilde Chapoutier’s 2015 Cotes de Provence Grand Ferrage Rosé, with the magazine’s Rhone and South France specialist Jeb Dunnuck scoring the wine 90 points and calling it “a beauty” and an “outstanding rosé.” Here’s the full review:
This is the second vintage for these Rosé releases from Mathilde Chapoutier and the 2015 Cotes de Provence Grand Ferrage Rose is a beauty. Made from a mix of varieties (including Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Cabernet Sauvignon, Clairette and Rolle) and brought up all in stainless steel, its very light pink color is followed by classic Provencal notes of tangerine, orange blossom and citrus. Medium to light-bodied, ultra-pure, refreshing and crisp, yet still with flavor intensity, drink this outstanding Rosé on any hot summer day over the coming year.
While not falling under the preview of this report, I tasted these latest releases from Mathilde Chapoutier during my visit at Bila Haut (this is run by the Chapoutier team), so I opted to include the reviews here. These are beautiful Rosés that readers should buy by the case.
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