The Lion & Dragon Rosé from Château Roubine in Provence reveals a bright, light red color in the swirled glass. When swirling the wine glass, one can perceive a first-class balance in this rosé wine, as it does not stand out on the walls of the glass, neither watery nor syrupy or liqueur-like. To the nose, this Château Roubine rosé wine shows all sorts of lemons, strawberries and pears. As if that weren't already impressive, the aging in large wooden barrels adds other aromas like toasted wood.
The Château Roubine Lion & Dragon Rosé presents itself to the wine lover wonderfully dry. This rosé wine is never coarse or meager, as one might expect from a top wine. Balanced and multifaceted, this light rosé wine presents itself on the palate. In the finish, this youthful rosé wine from the wine-growing region of Provence finally inspires with considerable length. There are again hints of strawberry and lemon.
Vinification of the Lion & Dragon Rosé from Château Roubine
The basis for the balanced Lion & Dragon Rosé from France are grapes from the grape varieties Rolle, Grenache, Mourvèdre and Tibouren. Lion & Dragon Rosé is an Old World wine through and through, as this Frenchman breathes an extraordinary European charm that clearly underscores the success of Old World wines. After the grapes are harvested, they immediately arrive at the winery. Here they are sorted and carefully crushed. This is followed by fermentation in large wood at controlled temperatures. Fermentation is followed by aging on the fine lees for several months before the wine is finally bottled.
Food recommendation for the Lion & Dragon Rosé from Château Roubine
Drink this rosé wine from France ideally moderately chilled at 11 - 13°C as an accompanying wine to asparagus salad with quinoa, stir-fried vegetables with fish or coconut-lime fish curry.
Awards for the Lion & Dragon Rosé from Château Roubine
In addition to a price-pleasure ratio, this Château Roubine wine can also boast awards and top ratings beyond 90 points. In detail, these are for the vintage 2021
- Falstaff - 92 points
- Jancis Robinson - 17 points
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