Eight Provencal wines from Vins Breban were recognized by the Wine Spectator in 2015

Eight Provencal wines from Vins Breban were singled out for their exceptional quality by the «Wine Spectator».

VB Mimi en Provence rose 2015DOMAINE DE PARIS, CHÂTEAU DES BORMETTES, MIMI EN PROVENCE, DOMAINE LA COLOMBE, LAVENDETTE, DOMAINE VALFONT, DOMAINE DE LA CHAPELLE ST. VICTOR and CHÂTEAU CASTEL DES MAURES obtained scores of 88, 88, 86, 86, 86, 86, 86 and 86 respectively on The Wine Spectator’s 100-point scale.*

DOMAINE DE PARIS Côtes de Provence Rosé 2014

This rosé was characterized as ”very fresh, with bright rose water, white cherry and strawberry notes, backed by good zip and a twinge of watermelon rind on the finish. Lengthy and pure.”

CHÂTEAU DES BORMETTES Côtes de Provence 2014

This rosé was singled out for its ”lively character, with a hint of white pepper giving way to savory, wet stone and white cherry notes. Stays bracing throughout the finish.”

MIMI EN PROVENCE Côtes de Provence Grande Réserve 2014

This rosé was said to be ”fresh, with rose petal, strawberry and white cherry notes, presenting a light, lacy finish.”

DOMAINE LA COLOMBE Coteaux Varois en Provence Rosé 2014

This rosé was described as ”a fresh and light rosé, with a floral edge, to the brisk core peach pit and rose water. Showed a lot of zip throughout its finish.”

LAVENDETTE IGP Alpes de Haute Provence (Country wines) Rosé 2014

This rosé was judged to be noteworthy for its ”…freshness and straight forward character, with white peach and watermelon rind notes forming the core, and with a light stony hint holds the slightly brisk finish.”

DOMAINE VALFONT Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence Rosé 2014

This rosé was said to possess ”a brisk, lean style, with white cherry and watermelon rind notes, backed by a stony hint on the finish. Pure and fresh.”

DOMAINE DE LA CHAPELLE ST. VICTOR Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence Rosé 2014

This rosé was viewed as a ”friendly, with a touch of rose water, peach and cherry notes, mingled with in this slightly soft, open-knit rosé.”

CHÂTEAU CASTEL DES MAURES Côtes de Provence Rosé 2014 Cuvée Jeanne 2014

This rosé was described as ”brisk and stony in feel, with a core of watermelon rind and rose water notes. A light, elegant style.”

*Wine Spectator tasters review wines on the following 100-point scale:

  • 95-100 Classic: a great wine
  • 90-94 Outstanding: a wine of superior character and style
  • 85-89 Very good: a wine with special qualities
  • 80-84 Good: a solid, well-made wine
  • 75-79 Mediocre: a drinkable wine that may have minor flaws
  • 50-74 Not recommended

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