Rosé

2012 Château d'Aqueria Tavel

Red Rhone Blend

  • France
  • > Rhône
  • > Southern Rhône
  • > Tavel
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Community Tasting Notes 13

  • jonahfactor Likes this wine: (88 points)

    December 29, 2014 - Rose' on a cold winter's night? Sure, why not. Has the stuffins to hold up. In fact, it's a rose' that wishes it was a red. Salmon colored with decent legs. Light strawberry and field flower notes in the nose. Creamy mouthfeel with precise acidity. Zesty strawberry, quince and gooseberry on the palate, with a refreshing finish. Lighter than previous vintages. But still a go-to wine when we want rose'.

  • dciolek Likes this wine: (89 points)

    December 13, 2014 - Interesting wine for its color -- and very attractive. Better once on the tongue than just in the nose -- fruity, mildly acidic and alcohol taste without the strong tannin finish you get from the same grapes when left on the skins longer to finish the deep red color.

  • cbizzle wrote: (86 points)

    July 24, 2014 - Not my favorite. Scents of rose petals. Flavor was lacking.

  • Buck naked wrote: (87 points)

    July 12, 2014 - Decent rose, a bit thin, with nose of fresh strawberry. Taste of strawberry with some berry too. Good on a hot summer afternoon in Phoenix.

  • DK Amateur wrote:

    July 11, 2014 - Very nice on a hot day, with its reddish colour and inviting aromas with echoes of strawberries, but somehow does not leave quit the same impression as the Tempier Bandol rosé.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type Rosé
  • Producer Château d'Aqueria
  • Varietal Red Rhone Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Rhône
  • SubRegion Southern Rhône
  • Appellation Tavel

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 23 (30%)
  • Consumed 53 (70%)

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