IGP Côtes de Thau Moelleux Rosé

Grape Variety 

Cinsault, Grenache Noir, Syrah

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

Salmon-rose colour that is superbly intense and shiny.

Nose

Crisp nose dominated by red fruit aromas (blackcurrant, raspberry).

Mouth

The mouth is sweet, aromatic and round dominated by red fruit sweets (wild strawberry, raspberry and blackcurrant) and then syrup of pomegranet.

Fruity, fresh and pleasantly sweet final.

 

Best served

At 8°C

Food and wine-pairing suggestions

Serve before the meal as an aperitif and the end of the meal, with cakes or fruit salad.