The Beach

 

The Provence rosé which is making waves

Transforming the identity of our iconic rosé, all while preserving our authentic Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence wine, we have been inspired by our planet. It is only right that with The Beach’s commitment to sustainability, beach preservation, and more, we show the world that the same love and care that goes into each bottle should go into protecting our planet, pink sand beaches and all, for generations to come.

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the beach is…

Expressive

Refreshing

Playful

Aroma

Clear & very expressive with great aromatic freshness on the nose, including aromas of red berries with hints of lime and melon.

Palate

The Beach rosé is subtle and smooth…showing a balanced acidity and minerality with delicious citrus and red fruit flavours.

Finish

This rosé wine is fresh and round with a light and long peach, citrus flare.

A lightly poised and perfumed rosé

The Wine Enthusiast

A French rosé to impress your neighbours…you’ll jump at this

Fiona Beckett, The Guardian

A good introduction to the range

Winicjatywa Poland

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How is The Beach rosé made?

The playful “little sister” to Whispering Angel, The Beach, is made from grapes sourced from amongst the most choice Vineyards in the appellation of Côteaux d’Aix-en-Provence. Harvesting is conducted in the morning to help to avoid the heat of the day & to keep the crop fresh. The Beach is vinified in Stainless Steel, Temperature Controlled, Fermentation Tanks, remaining on the lees, in order to give texture to the juices.

The Pale

An accessible symbol of luxury

Born in the Var region of Provence, made for a sophisticated rosé drinker and offered at the value level of quality, Provence rosés Sacha Lichine has once again redefined the category. Named after its transparent, pink colour, The Pale by Sacha Lichine embodies all the characteristics of an authentic rosé from Provence.

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the pale is…

Premium

Stylish

Accessible

Aroma

An expressive wine both inside and out and bears great aromatic freshness on the nose.

Palate

This rosé wine has subtle, fruity notes with hints of peach and pink grapefruit. Its elegant palate pairs perfectly with its colourful and playful label.

Finish

While The Pale is bone dry, the finish is soft and creamy with undeniable elegance.

The new rose by Sacha Lichine is a glory to behold

Victoria Moore,The Telegraph

Layered, leaner and more refreshing than the other roses

Matthew Jukes

Dry but deliciously fruit and wonderfully fragrant

CW Cameron (The Atlanta Journal and Constitution)

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How is the The Pale By Sacha Lichine made?

From best terroirs from the Var region, The Pale rosé is made from grapes sourced from amongst the most choice Vineyards in the Vin de Pays/ IGP Var region. Harvesting is conducted during the night time to avoid the heat of the day & to keep the crop fresh. The Pale is vinified in Stainless Steel, Temperature Controlled, Fermentation Tanks, remaining on the lees, in order to give texture to the juices.

Whispering Angel

Whispering Angel is today’s worldwide reference for Provence rosé. Made from Grenache, Cinsault and Rolle (Vermentino) grapes, its pale color is pleasing to the eye and draws one in. The rewarding taste profile is full and lush while being bone dry with a smooth finish. A blend of the best free run juices and press juices, fermented and aged in stainless steel with temperature control.

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whispering angel is…

premium

versatile

dry

Aroma

A beautifully pale pink, which is pleasing to the eye and draws one in.

Palate

Whispering Angel rosé has a Fresh red berry fruit characteristics with floral notes. Ripe and fleshy feel on the palate.

Finish

This popular rosé wine has great concentration, a smooth and round finish and no astringent aftertaste.

Deliciously creamy and smooth

James Suckling

Delicious, a remarkable effort

The Wine Spectator

Sensational and stunningly balanced

Matthew Jukes

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How is Whispering Angel Made?

Whispering Angel is made from grapes sourced from amongst the most choice Vineyards in the vicinity of the Esclans Valley and nearby in the Cotes de Provence region. Harvesting is conducted during the night time to avoid the heat of the day & to keep the crop fresh. Upon arriving in the Cellars, grapes are sorted for both health and quality through Optical Eye Sorting ensuring that the grapes, ultimately selected, are assessed accurately in terms of overall quality.

100% stainless steel fermentation tanks

Next is Soft Crushing followed by Temperature Reduction from approximately 20 degrees down to 7-8 degrees to lock in freshness and vivacity. Closed Circuit Pressing is conducted facilitating Minimal Oxidation producing Free Run Juice which is vinified in Stainless Steel, Temperature Controlled, Fermentation Tanks during which Battonage is conducted twice weekly.

Rock Angel

A powerhouse wine that rivals any rosé from Provence

Rock Angel has a more complex and structured taste profile than Whispering Angel bringing it into a more premium realm, giving rosé lovers a bigger and richer wine. If you like the minerality of a Sancerre, you will love this wine.

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rock angel is…

Powerful

Edgy

Attitude

Aroma

Delicate red berry aromas with mineral notes, along with floral hints and a subtle spice.

Palate

Rock Angel is rich and racy on the palate. The use of partial oak aging adds a creamy feel and texture to this wine, and the flinty minerality embues it with another layer of complexity.

Finish

Powerful and elegant. Firm acidity with a long and silky finish.

Fresh and crisp acidity and very aromatic fruitiness

Elizabeth Gabay MW

Benefits from extra time in the Barrel gaining flavour

Jonathan Ray (The Spectator)

It might be young but there’s a power to this wine

Tony Harries

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Whispering Angel in a leather jacket

Rock Angel is made from grapes primarily from the Vineyards of Chateau d’Esclans in addition to the most choice Vineyards in the vicinity of the Esclans Valley and nearby in the Cotes de Provence region. Harvesting is conducted in the morning for Estate cultivated grapes and during the night time for sourced grapes. This helps to avoid the heat of the day & to keep the crop fresh.

Upon arriving in the Cellars, grapes are sorted for both health and quality through Optical Eye Sorting ensuring that the grapes, ultimately selected, are assessed accurately in terms of overall quality. Next is Soft Crushing followed by Temperature Reduction from approximately 20 degrees down to 7-8 degrees to lock in freshness and vivacity. Closed Circuit Pressing is conducted facilitating Minimal Oxidation producing Free Run Juice which is vinified primarily in 600 Liter Temperature controlled Oak Barrels (Demi Muids) in addition to Stainless Steel, Temperature Controlled, Fermentation Tanks during which Battonage is conducted twice weekly over a six month period prior to bottling.

the soul of the estate

A rare gem from the heart of Provence

Château d’Esclans, the estate wine made from Grenache and Rolle (Vermentino), brings together the different approaches used to craft our wines, stainless steel and barrel fermentation, giving it a unique cross between freshness and complexity making it a full style rosé with a smooth and creamy texture that is rich and long on the palate.

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Château d’Esclans is…

Rich

Balanced

Classic

Aroma

Predominately floral notes followed by red berry fruit with a touch of vanilla and pear.

Palate

A wonderful smooth and creamy texture, which is both rich and long on the palate.

Finish

A complex and elegant wine, with power, length and a textural, saline finish.

Well structured with rich, yet elegant mouthfeel…

Markus del Monego 92+ Points

Pure on the nose. Long and finely chiseled on the palate

Winemakers Note

An earthy beauty called minerality

Tony Harries

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100% Estate grown and bottled

Chateau d’Esclans is made from grapes exclusively from the Vineyards of Chateau d’Esclans. Harvesting is conducted in the morning to help to avoid the heat of the day & to keep the crop fresh. Upon arriving in the Cellars, grapes are sorted for both health and quality through Optical Eye Sorting ensuring that the grapes, ultimately selected, are assessed accurately in terms of overall quality

Next is Soft Crushing followed by Temperature Reduction from approximately 20 degrees down to 7-8 degrees to lock in freshness and vivacity. Closed Circuit Pressing is conducted facilitating Minimal Oxidation producing Free Run Juice which is vinified half in 600 Liter Temperature controlled Oak Barrels (Demi Muids) in addition to Stainless Steel, Temperature Controlled, Fermentation Tanks during which Battonage is conducted twice weekly over an eight month period prior to bottling.

the soul of the estate

A rare gem from the heart of Provence

Château d’Esclans, the estate wine made from Grenache and Rolle (Vermentino), brings together the different approaches used to craft our wines, stainless steel and barrel fermentation, giving it a unique cross between freshness and complexity making it a full style rosé with a smooth and creamy texture that is rich and long on the palate.

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Château d’Esclans is…

Rich

Balanced

Classic

Aroma

Predominately floral notes followed by red berry fruit with a touch of vanilla and pear.

Palate

A wonderful smooth and creamy texture, which is both rich and long on the palate.

Finish

A complex and elegant wine, with power, length and a textural, saline finish.

Well structured with rich, yet elegant mouthfeel…

Markus del Monego 92+ Points

Pure on the nose. Long and finely chiseled on the palate

Winemakers Note

An earthy beauty called minerality

Tony Harries

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100% Estate grown and bottled

Chateau d’Esclans is made from grapes exclusively from the Vineyards of Chateau d’Esclans. Harvesting is conducted in the morning to help to avoid the heat of the day & to keep the crop fresh. Upon arriving in the Cellars, grapes are sorted for both health and quality through Optical Eye Sorting ensuring that the grapes, ultimately selected, are assessed accurately in terms of overall quality

Next is Soft Crushing followed by Temperature Reduction from approximately 20 degrees down to 7-8 degrees to lock in freshness and vivacity. Closed Circuit Pressing is conducted facilitating Minimal Oxidation producing Free Run Juice which is vinified half in 600 Liter Temperature controlled Oak Barrels (Demi Muids) in addition to Stainless Steel, Temperature Controlled, Fermentation Tanks during which Battonage is conducted twice weekly over an eight month period prior to bottling.

the soul of the estate

A rare gem from the heart of Provence

Château d’Esclans, the estate wine made from Grenache and Rolle (Vermentino), brings together the different approaches used to craft our wines, stainless steel and barrel fermentation, giving it a unique cross between freshness and complexity making it a full style rosé with a smooth and creamy texture that is rich and long on the palate.

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Château d’Esclans is…

Rich

Balanced

Classic

Aroma

Predominately floral notes followed by red berry fruit with a touch of vanilla and pear.

Palate

A wonderful smooth and creamy texture, which is both rich and long on the palate.

Finish

A complex and elegant wine, with power, length and a textural, saline finish.

Well structured with rich, yet elegant mouthfeel…

Markus del Monego 92+ Points

Pure on the nose. Long and finely chiseled on the palate

Winemakers Note

An earthy beauty called minerality

Tony Harries

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100% Estate grown and bottled

Chateau d’Esclans is made from grapes exclusively from the Vineyards of Chateau d’Esclans. Harvesting is conducted in the morning to help to avoid the heat of the day & to keep the crop fresh. Upon arriving in the Cellars, grapes are sorted for both health and quality through Optical Eye Sorting ensuring that the grapes, ultimately selected, are assessed accurately in terms of overall quality

Next is Soft Crushing followed by Temperature Reduction from approximately 20 degrees down to 7-8 degrees to lock in freshness and vivacity. Closed Circuit Pressing is conducted facilitating Minimal Oxidation producing Free Run Juice which is vinified half in 600 Liter Temperature controlled Oak Barrels (Demi Muids) in addition to Stainless Steel, Temperature Controlled, Fermentation Tanks during which Battonage is conducted twice weekly over an eight month period prior to bottling.