16 Top-Rated Provence Rosés

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92 Château Vignelaure 2013 Rosé (Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence). This is a rich, smooth, vanilla-flavored wine that is impressively ripe while keeping all its freshness. It has a sense of concentration, with ripe strawberry and red cherry fruits and enough structure to allow it to age. Drink from 2015. Blue Coast International. Editors’ Choice. —R.V.
abv: 13% Price: $23

91 Château Vignelaure 2013 La Source Rosé (Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence). This benchmark rosé is round yet fresh, and crisp while ripely fruity. Red berry fruits are finely textured and attractive acidity cuts through the full body of the wine. It would be worth aging until late 2014. Blue Coast International. Best Buy. —R.V.
abv: 13% Price: $15

90 Château de Calavon 2013 Rosé (Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence). A rich wine, it adds a finely textured dimension to the red fruitiness and fresh acidity. With complex fruits, structure as well as the attractive crispness, it’s a dry wine, best drunk with food. Weygandt-Metzler. —R.V.
abv: 12.5% Price: $25

90 Domaine de Valdition 2013 Vallon des Anges Rosé (Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence). The wine comes from the Alpilles mountains, made famous by Van Gogh’s paintings. It has a tight, steely character that comes from the wild terroir while keeping delicious freshness and acidity. It could age until late 2014. Roche-Mère Wine Selections. Best Buy. —R.V.
abv: 13.5% Price: $15

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