This classically pale Provencal rosé is one of the smoothest we’ve tried. Baked strawberry, freshly picked Provencal herbs, and lightly brewed tea. In the cooler months of the year, we like to sip on wines that have a softness to them. With each sip, this organic beauty retains all of its vibrant freshness, delicate viscosity, and a slightly rounded edge to the flavors.
This is a really pretty cocktail wine, one that loves salty foods, creamy or cheesy foods, and can even stand up to fried foods. It’s versatile and friendly. We love how this can transition from apps to sides to mains, so crack this open at the beginning of the meal and keep it flowing. Pairs well with roasted turkey, crispy brussels sprouts, olives, herbs, and cheese.
The charming Arnaud de Villeneuve Bargemon is at the helm of this estate, which has been in Arnaud’s family since the French Revolution, steadily producing traditional wines of the region and existing as a picturesque ideal of Mediterranean culture. The wine is made from organically-farmed vineyards surrounded by forest, two streams (Mesclances translates to ‘the confluence of rivers’ in the local dialect) and a gentle slope to the north - all of this leading up to the winery’s classic Provencal chateau.