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Chateau Roubine 'La Vie En Rose' Cotes de Provence, France
90 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -4113
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WineScores' Review

Charming, restrained, snappy.
This gorgeous bottle houses a pale salmony pink, which is a blend of Grenache with 20% Cinsault, 20% Tibouren (first you've heard that one, I'll wager) and 10% Syrah. Additionally, Chateau Roubine is certified organic and has been utilizing biodynamic practices for many years.
This vintage offers aromas of kumquats and rooibos tea, citrus blossoms, fine spices and pencil eraser. It is bright and tangy in the mouth with restrained flavours of pink grapefruit and wild red berries. It seems to be lighter than the last vintage I tasted (2016) and is certainly a snappy sip deserving attention.


 
Recommended Pairings
Spicy Food, Good First Impressions, Seafood/Fish, Girl's Night, First Date, Appetizers, Aperitifs, Cocktails, Desserts


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-04-01 17:15:49.0

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -4113

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -606715

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -837963

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -189908

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -606715

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Road 13 'Chip Off the Old Block' Chenin Blanc, Golden Mile Bench, Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -837963

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91 Points

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -585489

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Gray Monk Odyssey White Brut Sparkling, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -711218

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Upper Bench Estate Winery 'Limited Release' Pinot Gris, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -621078

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -426551

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Averill Creek 'Charme de l'Ile', Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island, BC
90 Points

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Spier 'Signature Collection' Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch South Africa
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -659037

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Spier 'Signature Collection' Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch South Africa
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -659037

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Harper's Trail 'Silver Mane Block' Riesling, British Columbia
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -585489

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Fort Berens Estate Winery Meritage, British Columbia
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -78113

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Fort Berens Estate Winery Rose, Lillooet BC
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -513473

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91 Points

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Fort Berens Estate Winery Riesling, British Columbia
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -641357

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Haywire Gamay, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -418061

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Quails' Gate Dry Riesling, Okanagan Valley
90 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -308312

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -78113

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -802280

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89 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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91 Points

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89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -641357

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -6398

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See Ya Later Ranch 'Legacy' Rose, Okanagan Valley, BC
90 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Okanagan Falls / Cawston
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -579045

Ranking: 63.000808
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Tantalus Vineyards Riesling, Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -802280

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JoieFarm 'En Famille' Muscat, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -40139

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Quails' Gate Dry Riesling, Okanagan Valley
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -308312

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -164392

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Fort Berens Estate Winery Rose, Lillooet BC
89 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -513473

Ranking: 63.000569
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Fort Berens Estate Winery Dry Riesling, British Columbia
89 Points

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Fort Berens Estate Winery Dry Riesling, British Columbia
89 Points

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Andean Vineyards 'Condor Peak' Sauvigon Blanc, Mendoza Argentina
86 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -874834

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Tantalus Vineyards Old Vines Riesling, Okanagan Valley BC
95 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -802280

Ranking: 63.000209
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Micel Torino 'Cuma' Organic Torrontes, Argentina
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -213389

Ranking: 63.000168
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Fort Berens Estate Winery Reserve Cabernet Franc, British Columbia
92 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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Fort Berens Estate Winery Meritage, British Columbia
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -78113

Ranking: 63.0001
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Kono Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand
90 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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Covert Farms Family Estate Sparkling Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley, BC
89 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -540583

Ranking: 61.001666
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Hester Creek Cabernet Franc Rose, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -776500

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Kono Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand
90 Points

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Kono Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand
90 Points

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See Ya Later Ranch Riesling, Okanagan BC
88 Points

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Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -579045

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Upper Bench Estate Winery Riesling, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -837088

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89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -776500

Ranking: 61.001173
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Spearhead Riesling, Okanagan Valley BC
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Upper Bench Estate Winery Riesling, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -837088

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Hester Creek Cabernet Franc Rose, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -776500

Ranking: 61.001013
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Stoneboat 'Piano' Brut, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Vintage: NV
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -374041

Ranking: 61.000864
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Sperling Vineyards 'Market White', Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -124560

Ranking: 61.000652
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Moon Curser 'Dead of Night', Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -806117

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Clos du Soleil Winemaker's Series Pinot Blanc, Similkameen Valley BC
92 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -388058

Ranking: 61.000554
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Covert Farms Family Estate Sparkling Zinfandel, Okanagan Valley, BC
87 Points

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Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -540583

Ranking: 61.000497
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