Wine "Whispering Angel" Rose AOC, 2011
Wine pale salmon color.
Subtle taste of wine, fresh, bright, fruity, with lots of clear tones of strawberry, creamy texture and a long finish.
The aroma of wine is filled with tones of raspberry and red currant.
The wine is perfectly combined with dishes with pepper and garlic, oily fish and even red meat.
Wine "Uisperin Angel" ("Whispering Angel") is part of a line of pink wines Chateau d'Esklan. We can say that all rosé wines of the castle even has its own hierarchy and genealogy. This family gorgeous pink wines consists of beautiful "child" Whispering Angel, excellent "mother" Esclans, good "grandmother" Les Clans and brilliant "grandmother" Garrus.
Unlike "normal" pink wines wine region Chateau d'Esklan closer in style and production methods to Burgundy. "Uisperin Angel" has an amazing creamy texture, excellent balance and concentration. High technology, applied Domain Sasha Lichine, allow rosé wines are very beautiful color without sacrificing the bright taste, while vinification minimizing contact with the grape skins and eliminating exposure to oxygen. Rose wines Domain appreciates and encourages expert Dzhansin Robinson, calling them "the best pink wines, met on my way."
Vintage for "Whispering Angel" is going in the early morning by hand in small boxes. The grapes are sorted manually and electronically 3 times. After desteblirovaniya and fragmentation produced 2-day maceration at 10 ° C for more complete extraction of color and flavor. Compressing and then applied to the steel fermentation tank at a temperature of 17 ° C. Excerpt on the lees with regular battonazhem twice a week lasted 8 months.
D'Esklan Chateau is located in a beautiful area, twenty kilometers north-east of the ancient Roman city on the Mediterranean coast Freyus. The first mention of these lands belong to the time of the Gauls, then these places were used as sentinel points to protect the land from the raids.
Modern building Chateau built on the foundation of the oldest estates in the region, granted local nobleman Girard de Villeneuve back in 1201. De Villeneuve owned these lands for many centuries. Modern building constructed on the model of a Tuscan villa of the XIX century. From this point on the estate changed hands several times, and during the Second World War, he was captured by the Germans.
The current owner of the Chateau, Sasha Lichine (son of the famous Alexis Lishin, representative of the first wave of Russian emigration, the most influential figure in the world of French wine of the 20th century), rediscovering the tradition of winemaking on 267 acres of this extraordinary land. To create great tasting, not inferior to the other wines of Provence, Sasha invited an old family friend Patrick Leon, who recently resigned as chief winemaker Château Mouton Rothschild. Together they have developed a line of pink wines are not inferior to each other as, vinified in Bourgogne technologies.