Appellation: AOP Coteaux Varois en Provence
Varietals: Grenache 40%, Cinsault 25%, Syrah 25%, Rolle 10%
Terroir: Clay-Limestone hills; cool climate at high altitude (380 meters)
Vineyard area: 9.24 Ha
Harvest: September 2015
Weather conditions: Mild and wet spring followed by a dry, hot and sunny summer.
Oenologist: Richard Bertin
Yield: 47 Hl/Ha
Production: 52,000 bottles
Alcohol by volume: 13.5%
Gentle pressing in a pneumatic press after a brief contact with skins. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at low temperature, controlled between 16°C and 18°C. Individual plot fermentation.
Sustainable farming practices based on respect for the environment with a special emphasis on protection of the soil to promote the optimal expression of the grapes.
Quintessential Provencal grape varieties (Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah) give this rosé a pale litchi color. As with the aromas, the lively and expressive mouth reveals citrus notes such as pink grapefruit and a crisp, clean finish.
This vibrant rosé is delicious with provensal aperitifs and grilled squid on the barbeque with garlic and parsley .
Ready to be enjoyed now or can be kept for up to two years