IGP Côtes de Thau Gemme Rosé

Grape Variety 

Cinsault, Carignan, Grenache         

Terroir                      

Located to the south of the Via Domitia, the terroir mainly consists of ancient terraces called ‘Costières’ – dating back to the Pliocene period – overlooking the Etang de Thau lagoon and the Mediterranean sea. The geological structure of these coastal hills being limestone, red marl, clay, sand and stone.

And to the north of the Via Domitia, growing mainly in chalky limestone soil dating back from the Cretaceous or the Miocene periods, three alternate and distinct areas of: garrigues, pinewoods, vineyards. 

                                                  

Colour

Very luminous and transparent.  Colour is pale peachy rose.                                           

Nose

Very light and delicate nose with aromas of red fruit sweets (raspberry).

Mouth

The attack is lively and fresh.  Fruity character (raspberry) followed by the slight acidity of fruit sweets.

 

Best served

8°C

Food and wine-pairing suggestions

Serve as an aperitif, with hot or cold entrées, salads, quiches, or grilled fish.