Behold the majestic 2021 Commanderie de Peyrassol La Bastide Rose, a true gem from the enchanting wine region of Provence, France. This exquisite rosé, crafted with a blend of proprietary grapes, showcases the mastery and artistry of the esteemed producer, Commanderie de Peyrassol.
Gazing at this wine, one is immediately captivated by its alluring salmon-pink hue, reminiscent of a radiant summer sunset. The delicate aromas that waft from the glass are a testament to the wine's elegance and finesse. Notes of red berries and citrus fruits dance harmoniously, accompanied by subtle hints of floral and botanical herbs, creating a bouquet that is as enchanting as it is captivating.
On the palate, the 2021 Commanderie de Peyrassol La Bastide Rose truly comes alive. A symphony of flavors unfolds, with lively bursts of fresh cherries, succulent raspberries, and tantalizing blood orange. As the wine opens up, these vibrant fruit flavors deepen, revealing a delightful spicy nuance that adds complexity and intrigue.
This rosé is a true embodiment of balance and harmony, with a refreshing acidity that invigorates the senses and leaves a lasting impression. The mineral and floral notes that initially graced the nose elegantly reappear on the lingering finish, which echoes the bright citrus flavors and leaves a subtle, yet memorable, impression.
Renowned wine critic Josh Raynolds, writing for Vinous, bestowed a remarkable score of 93 on this exceptional vintage. His tasting note beautifully captures the essence of this wine, praising its mineral accents, animated palate, and the way the flavors intensify and evolve with each sip.
The 2021 Commanderie de Peyrassol La Bastide Rose is a wine that embodies the essence of Provence, transporting you to sun-kissed vineyards and picturesque landscapes. With an alcohol percentage of 12.5%, this wine strikes the perfect balance between approachability and complexity.
To fully appreciate the beauty of this wine, it is best served chilled and paired with Mediterranean-inspired dishes, such as grilled seafood, fresh salads, or creamy goat cheese. Whether enjoyed on a warm summer day or savored during a cozy evening, the 2021 Commanderie de Peyrassol La Bastide Rose is sure to delight and enchant even the most discerning wine connoisseur.