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Date Printed: 8/20/2014
Bieler Pere et Fils Rose 2010
Bieler Pere et Fils Rose 2010
(search item no. 109477)
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Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
Wine & Spirits rating: 87 points
PRICE ON 8/20/2014: $11.49

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2013 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2009 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The wine is pale salmon with a touch of copper in color.
Aromas are dominated by raspberry, watermelon, and orange peel with underlying savory tones of spice and herbes de Provence.
The flavors almost intensify on the palate and it's broader than you would expect. The aromas carry through to the palate and are added to mouth watering acidity and a finish that lingers. The varietal mix is the following: 50% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 15% Cinsault, 15% Cabernet.
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About Bieler:

For years the Bieler family made fantastic roses and other wines under the Ch. Routas label in Provence, and Bieler Père et Fils continues that tradition. Located in the heart of southern France on the sunny hills of Provence, this is a fresh, polished and DRY style of rosé made in the traditional fashion.

The Coteaux d’Aix en Provence appellation is in the hills surrounding the town of Aix and is dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah verses the more Grenache and Cinsault dominated roses of the Cotes de Provence appellation (which is the larger Provence growing area). We focused in on the Aix region as we felt that it was the perfect ‘steel fist in the velvet glove’ type balance as it yields something with a little more power but all the finesse and beauty that you’d expect from the other parts of Provence.