Cuvée « Papillon » Rosé

I.G.P. Vin de Pays du Var

ROUNDNESS and HARMONY

Vinalies 2018 prices.
Bronze medal Féminalise 2017.

« Clay limestone soils »
The harvest takes place late, between September 10 and October 10.
Nights are cooler in our area of ​​the Var hinterland and our vineyard is located at an altitude of 300 m. Harvesting is done mechanically during at night between 3 and 9 am in the morning.
Vines are very close to our winery which allows us to bring grapes very quickly at pressing. The skin maceration is rapid: from 3 to 6 maximum hours for grenaches and 1 hour for syrah for example.
The settling is carried out cold (between 8 and 12 ° C) for 48 to 72 hours.
The alcoholic fermentation is launched at 14 ° C and then thermoregulated between 16 and 18 ° C for about 10 days. We then proceed to maturing on fine lees in stainless steel and concrete tanks for 2 months. All the tanks are then racked and filtered at the end of December.
Blends are carried out studiously in early January and the wine is ready to tasting around February 15.

50% Syrah - 30% Merlot - 20% Cinsault

Dress: bright with very light shades of pink
Nose: expressive, aromas of red berries and tart sweets,
Palate: notes of ripe red fruit. Fresh and very fruity, balanced whole and pleasant, beautiful roundness.

Ideal cuvée to take in your basket of your picnic basket ...
To taste as an aperitif ...
Some ideas: tomato and basil pie, curry mussels, shellfish,   Sardine bagel.

See the technical sheet