|WBOTD||Just the Good Stuff|
|Why add this wine to your Collection / Cellar?||This is a fantastic wine from the rosé hotbed that Jancis Robinson MW says delivers “very polished and great value” wines. Brings all of the depth and persistence that you would expect from the Chateauneuf-du-Pape-like soils of Costières de Nîmes.|
|Why now?||Exclusive! Back in stock - won't last | only $15|
|WBOTD Cellaring Worthiness Rating|
|What is it?||Costières de Nîmes, Southern France Rose|
|What’s in it?||Grenache · Syrah | ABV 13%|
|When to drink?||Now to 2019+|
|Pair with:||Comfort Foods, White Meat, Fish|
|Occasion||Any get together with friends|
|If you want to drink now...||Open & Enjoy|
|Recommended purchase Qty:||10+ includes free shipping|
Les Vieilles Pierres Rosé Costières de Nîmes 2017 | Exclusive – Buy a case & enjoy with friends
Les Vieilles Pierres Rosé Costières de Nîmes 2017 is a pale salmon. A fantastic wine from the rosé hotbed of Costières de Nîmes. With a star-bright sheen give way to ripe raspberry and watermelon fruits with hints of fresh cherry blossom and dried herbs. Yet, a full mouthfeel is contrasted with a fresh, clean finish with subtle minerality. Hence, an excellent summertime rosé for enjoying now through those hot autumn nights. Drink now-2019.
Now in the States, Les Vieilles Pierres Rosé Costières de Nîmes 2017 is ready to ship. This new exclusive should be your new go-to rosé for the warmer months. At $15 per bottle, this is a fantastic wine from the rosé hotbed that Jancis Robinson MW says delivers “very polished and great value” wines. We recommend a couple of cases because the season is just beginning.
Very polished & fresh | Strawberry & Cherry | A great value
This stunning 2017 Les Vieilles Pierres Rosé hails from an extremely early harvest. And a vintage that was not only very good but very small. While low yields often mean high prices. So while it was a stroke of luck to score every bottle of such an excellent vintage, it was a near-miracle to do it at such an incredible price. Consequently, this is our definition of a must-have rosé for the spring. A rich and fresh rosé, with a complex mineral character that is refreshing and affordable enough to open on a whim. And interesting enough to sit and contemplate as the sun goes down. Most of all, the time for this wine is right now.
Costières de Nîmes | Southern France Rosé hotbed
One sip of the Les Vieilles Pierres Rosé Costières de Nîmes 2017 can transport you to the south of France. Rather to the lavender-blanketed and olive tree-studded countryside of the Costières de Nîmes. Probably the southernmost wine region of the Rhône Valley. Where the Grenache and Syrah that goes into the Les Vieilles Pierres Rosé grows in clay and limestone soils. Hence, just a stone’s throw from the 2000-year-old Pont du Gard. To the market at the Place aux Herbes in the walled city of Uzès. Also where tourists and foragers haggle over the region’s legendary truffles. And locals sit in the sun, sipping rosé and watching the day melt away.
The South of France that we visited in February was cold and blustery. While not quite the sun-dappled, made-for-Instagram le Midi that dominates our collective consciousness. And definitely not what most American drinkers think of as rosé weather. But the fresh, salmon-hued wine we tasted in the cellars that day was the kind of rosé value that our clients would clamor for once the weather warmed up, and we knew it. Most importantly, we also knew what kind of price we could secure for our clients by taking the whole production. So with one handshake, we had a Wine Access exclusive, waiting in the wings for the first flush of spring.