Château Vignelaure Rosé 2023 Organic

AOC Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence

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Château Vignelaure Rosé 2023 ORGANIC

Blend of Grenache (40%), Syrah (30%), Cabernet Sauvignon (20%) and Vermentino (10%), it is THE gastronomic rosé. Light salmon and bright color. Very intense nose with small berries aromas, peach and ripe grapefruits. The mouth is very well balance, fine and elegant structure. Nice freshness on the palate. Long-lasting finish with white ripe fruit, spice and garden mint notes.

Ageing potential: 5 years

Food pairing: king shrimp, bouillabaisse, paëlla with seafood.

Hand harvest with sorting.

Vine age: between 25 to 40 years old.

Juice extract thanks to direct press.

Vineyard area: 55 hectares among which 18 hectares selected for the blend of  Château Vignelaure Rosé 2022.

Soil type: Limestone and clay mixed with gravel.

Yield: Average yield for the parcels selected for the production of Château Rosé: 30 Hl/Ha.

Vinification: Manual harvesting with sorting. Direct pneumatic pressing. Immediate cooling (to 10° C) of the juice and settling for 48 hours. Slow fermentation at controlled temperature (17°C) in stainless steel vats. Partial malolactic fermentations. Aging for three months on fines lees, with bâtonnage before bottling.