I.G.P. Vallée du Paradis Rosé

rose

Photo Pascal Huit

Average annual production: 1200 bottles

Vallée du Paradis 2015 : 11.50 € per bottle, including French tax, at the property

Les citations
** Guide Carité, * Guide Solar, Guide Ellébore, Le Nouvel Observateur, Vinum, Cuisine Créative, …

Harvest :
Manual and selective

Soil and Environment (“Terroir”) :
Soil : Clay/shale
Steep slopes (Mountain Fitou)
Mediterranean Climate : very dry air, medium annual temperature : 15°C, 339 days of sunshine each year

Grape varieties (“Cépages”) :
50% Mourvèdre
30% Grenache Gris & Noir (smooth, mellow, delicate, creamy, velvety)
20% Syrah (spirit and elegance, persists in the mouth)

Yield :
20 hl/hectare

Wine production (“Vinification”) :
Maceration 1 hour then “saignée” – the juice is drawn of the graped.
Fermentation from indigeneous yeasts at a controlled temperature of 13°C maximum

Maturation (“Elevage”) :
Stainless steel vats

Taste (“Dégustation”) :
Colour : Clear rose
Nose : Flowery, violets
Palate : Very aromatic, red fruits, “gras”, persistant
A wine to drink young during the two years following the harvest.

Serving Temperature :
Between 7 and 10°C

To accompany the following :
Hors d’oeuvres, mixed saled, couscous, paella, pizzas, fresh raw food, steak tartare

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