""I was pleasantly surprised to find out that this wine (tasted blind) was Mathilde Chapoutier's 2018 Cotes de Provence Rose Grand Ferrage. Red berries and stone fruit abound on the nose, followed by a medium-bodied wine that's silky-textured and ripe, with an appropriately dry, stony finish. Nicely done!"
In the Rhone Valley, or through the most beautiful regions of France and the world, the Maison M. CHAPOUTIER lets the terroir express itself.
Clear pale pink with purple highlights.
Complex aromas of peach, citrus and exotic fruit.
full and delicious on entry to the palate, followed by notes of citrus, grapefruit and white-fleshed fruit, showing a subtle soft character underpinned by a fine, acidity which adds structure.
Sommelier's advice: Casual meal: mediterranean buffet, barbecue. For fine dining: beef carpaccio with Parmesan shavings.
Grenache noir, Cinsault, Syrah, Rolle
Harvesting is carried out at night, by machine, to keep the grapes as fresh as possible.
The soil is clay-limestone.
Short, cold maceration on the skin, followed by direct pressing. e grapes are protected against oxygen during this process to preserve the aromatic precursors. Low temperature alcoholic fermentation.