31 Dec 2022

New Money Greece

Chateau d’ Esclans, Rock Angel Rose, 2020 

A light color is not enough to qualify a rosé as “an excellent Provence”, but richness of taste, oiliness, persistent length and floral minerality are also required. The barrel-aged Rock Angel of the famous Chateau d’Esclans offers such an overdose of the above that the choice of more expensive labels in its range might be considered neo-enrichment…