Chateau D'Aqueria Tavel Rose 2014 Front Label
Chateau D'Aqueria Tavel Rose 2014 Front Label

Chateau D'Aqueria Tavel Rose 2014

  • W&S92
750ML / 13.5% ABV
Other Vintages
  • WE93
  • RP92
  • WE91
  • RP92
  • D95
  • WE92
  • RP91
  • W&S92
  • RP90
  • RP90
  • W&S88
  • W&S90
  • WE87
All Vintages
Currently Unavailable $23.99
Try the 2018 Vintage 21 99
23 99
23 99
Save $0.00 (0%)
Ships Mon, Nov 18
Limit 0 bottles per customer
Sold in increments of 0
1
Limit Reached
0.0 0 Ratings
My Wine Share
Vintage Alert
Alert me when new vintages are available
Have you tried this? Rate it now
(256 characters remaining)

0.0 0 Ratings
750ML / 13.5% ABV

Winemaker Notes

Vibrant salmon-coral in color; this wine is bone dry, full-bodied and full of fruit on the palate, with the lusciousness and depth that have made the wines of Tavel famous.

Critical Acclaim

All Vintages
W&S 92
Wine & Spirits
The cool summer of 2014 made Chateau d'Aqueria's Tavel particularly palate whetting. THe acidity whips through the tart red cherry fruit like a lemon-scented breeze, the flavors full yet transperent, girded by a sense of mineral firmness. Pour it with a spinach quiche this winter, as a reminder that spring will indeed get here. Best Buy.
View More
Chateau D'Aqueria

Chateau D'Aqueria

View all products
Chateau D'Aqueria, France
Chateau D'Aqueria Chateau D'Aqueria in Tavel Winery Image
Tavel is situated in the southern end of the Côtes-du-Rhône across the river from Chateauneuf-du-Pape. The distinguishing feature of the area's soils is that they are characterized by hillocks of sand over a chalky clay subsoil, very well-drained, arid and without limestone content. The long growing season and intense, sunny summers yield fruit of extraordinary ripeness, concentration and richness in sugar.

In 1595, the monks of the Abbey of Villeneuve-les-Avignon transferred a large portion of their landholding northeast of Avignon, on the right bank of the Rhône River, to a citizen and aristocrat of Avignon, Louis Joseph d'Aquéria. This district, known as the "puy sablonnier," or "sandy hill," covered the east-central quarter of what was then and is now Tavel. Aquéria planted vines there and built a residence at the beginning of the 1600s, and the area became known by his name. Over the next two centuries the vineyard remained productive, but was sold and subdivided many times; at the beginning of the 18th century the present chateau was constructed.

Chateau d'Aquéria is now owned by the son of Jean Olivier, Paul de Bez, and his sons Vincent and Bruno, who over the end of the 1980s renovated the vinification facilities and cellars with the addition of stainless steel fermentation tanks and exact temperature control over wines in storage.

Image for Tavel content section
View all products

The only all-rosé appellation in the Rhone, a Tavel comes in many hues from light salmon to bright pink and is said to be the only rosé that can actually age—and improve. The rosé wines of Tavel have a great historic reputation, having been favored by King Louis XIV in the 18th century, as well as famous authors, Balzac and Mistral.

Tavel are always dry but the high percentage of the fruity Grenache (30-60% of the blend by law) and even Cinsault, give charming aromas and flavors that make them feel "almost sweet." A great Tavel rosé will have a bouquet suggestive of rose petals, apricot, strawberry and red currant. The palate may be fleshy, round and layered but is always fresh and balanced.

Image for Rosé Wine content section
View all products

Whether it’s playful and fun or savory and serious, most rosé today is not your grandmother’s White Zinfandel, though that category remains strong. Pink wine has recently become quite trendy, and this time around it’s commonly quite dry. Since the pigment in red wines comes from keeping fermenting juice in contact with the grape skins for an extended period, it follows that a pink wine can be made using just a brief period of skin contact—usually just a couple of days. The resulting color depends on grape variety and winemaking style, ranging from pale salmon to deep magenta.

RPT30435396_2014 Item# 144955

Update your browser to enjoy all that Wine.com has to offer.

It's easy to update and using the latest version
of Internet Explorer means all your web browsing will be better.

Yes, Update Now
Cheers to You!

New customers: Save $20 off your first order of $50+. Code NOVNEW20

$20 off your first order of $50+. Code NOVNEW20

There was an error redeeming your code.

*New customers only. One-time use per customer. Order must be placed by 11/30/2019. The $20 discount is given for a single order with a minimum of $50 excluding shipping and tax. Items with pricing ending in .97 are excluded and will not count toward the minimum required. Discount does not apply to corporate orders, gift certificates, StewardShip membership fees, select Champagne brands, Riedel glassware, fine and rare wine, 187ML splits, and all bottles 3.0 liters or larger. No other promotion codes, coupon codes or corporate discounts may be applied to order.

Search for ""

Processing Your Order...