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2019 Gilbert et Gaillard Languedoc Rose

Languedoc, France

Insane value-for-money Rose coming from the Languedoc, with fruit and spice and all things nice.

$25.00

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About the Wine

There is an ocean of Rose coming from the south of France these days, and it is hard to separate the wheat from the chaff at times. This is absolutely a cut above the rest, especially considering price.

The blend of Mourvedre and Grenache works beautifully here, with Grenache lending some vibrant red berries and Mourvedre giving the wine structure, depth and spice. It smells like a very delicate berry coulis, and the palate is dominated by strawberry and watermelon. There's a lovely river stone minerality too, which gives the wine a refreshing finish. Great value here.

About Gilbert et Gaillard

You'll be forgiven if you've never heard of Gilbert and Gaillard before, but they are super famous in France. Francois Gilbert and Philippe Gaillard are a duo of wine critics who began publication in 1989. Philippe was born into a winemaking family, and Francois is a professor in viticulture.

So they've put their money where there mouth is and decided to make some wine. They've made some connections over the years and are able to source fruit from growers and sites which meet their standards of quality. It reflects well in their wines, which are products of passion, dedication and are simply a joy to drink.

Gilbert and Gaillard at their chateau
Gilbert and Gaillard at their chateau
Languedoc, France
Additional Info

From the Producer

"The vines are planted at an altitude of 200 meters. Our rosé is representative of our land with subtle spicy notes integrated into a fruity structure. Clear colour, pleasant aromas of red fruits. Supple palate, framed by a tasty freshness. Drink with appetizer bites, grilled meats and Mediterranean dishes."

Blend : Mourvedre, Grenache
ABV : 13.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2025
Bottle Size : 750ml

Chateau Gilbert & Gaillard
Chateau Gilbert & Gaillard
Languedoc, France
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    Great value French rosé

    Great value rose!

    Creamy and pleasant acidity, with peachy notes

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