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Producer: BellefontaineGrape Varieties: 100% CinsaultOptimum Drinking: Within 2 yearsWine Style: Very light rosé, clear and brilliant.Alcohol by Volume: 12%Closure: ScrewcapCountry: France
Designation : CINSAULT ROSE - VIN DE PAYS D'OC
Grape varieties : 100% Cinsault.
Origin : Vineyards located in southern France, mainly in Languedoc-Roussillon, over 32,000 hectares. These grapes only come from the Thau basin region.
Vinification : The grapes are harvested when just ripe, crushed and left to soak for a few hours, then presssed gently. The juice is fermented with selected types of yeast at a regulated temperature which is kept fairly low. The wine is stored in tanks at a low temperature, and then racked, filtered and bottled.
Soil : Varied over the whole producing area
Colour : Very light rosé, clear and brilliant.
Nose : Very expressive, fruity, red fruit, strawberries, with very spicy notes.
Palate : Round and lively, rich and pleasing, with an after flavour of red fruit. Good persistence.
Food pairings : serve with cold meats, salads, grilled meat, barbecued meat, cheese, fondues, raclettes.
Serving condition in C° : 10 - 12°C.
Alcohol content : 12%
Cellar potential : 1 - 2 years.
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