Chateau d’Esclans

This ambitious estate is owned and run by Sacha Lichine, of the Bordeaux dynasty, and can lay claim to making probably the finest, and certainly the most expensive, rosé in the world. The wines here are unlike ‘conventional’ rosé, being made in a method more akin to Burgundy, with a certain amount of barrel maturation and lees stirring. The Whispering Angel is their entry wine, which has an amazing texture and superb balance and concentration.