Ten of the world’s best rosés

5. By Ott

domaines-ott-byott-roseProducer: Domaines Ott
Region: Provence
Country: France
Vintage: 2015
Sugar content: dry (2 g/l)
Abv: 12.5%
Grape varieties: 70% Grenache / 20% Cinsault / 10% Syrah
Closure: cork
Price: £16
Rosé Masters medal: Gold

Those looking for the archetypal Provençal rosé need look no further than this delicate citrus and berry-scented example from Domaines Ott, which delivers a delicious whack of ripe fruit followed by a fresh, dry, slightly chalky sensation on the finish. A wonderfully balanced form of refreshment.

5 Responses to “Ten of the world’s best rosés”

  1. tom mccarthy says:

    You might be surprised to know that one of the biggest export markets for South African rosé wine is ……. France. That’s right, France. Where does it all go? Can you buy bottles in your local Intermarche? No you can’t. The reason? It’s inside of those bottles labelled as ‘French’ rosé wine. Santé! mes amies.

  2. Chester Grucza says:

    Pretty sure, that Minuit Rose is owned by Chateau d’Astros, not d’Escarelle? Very surprised not to find any Bandol wines, I must say.

    • Minuit Rose isn’t owned by Château d’Astros nor Château de l’Escarelle – it’s a privately held brand and its supplier varies between these 2 vineyards (as they have a very similar taste & specs) according to markets.

  3. Bob plantenberg says:

    More like best french rose, but 1 good Italian did get in. Missed Montes cherub rose and a bunch of good usa rose.

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