Friday, 10 May 2013

TN : Chateau Routas Rouvière Rosé 2012, Rouviere Plan, Coteaux Varois en Provence, France

This wine is a blend of 45% Cinsault, 20% Syrah, 35% Grenache. The vines are planted on clay/calcerous soil. The average age of the vines is 15 years. The grapes were gently destemmed, cooled, and pressed. 8% of the Syrah went straight into for primary and malolactic fermentation. The Cinsault, Grenache, and remaining Syrah were fermented in stainless steel tanks and blocked from malolactic fermentation. were aged separately for three months and blended prior to bottling. This wine was sealed with a screwcap. The winemaker was Jean Louis Bavey.

This wine was imported by PWP Import AB.

Colour : Pale copper

Aroma : Herbs, redcurrants, oranges, blood red grapefruits

Taste : Blood red grapefruits, oranges, redcurrants, minerals, herbs

Alcohol : 13%

Price : 115 SEK

Systembolaget Number : 95454

Website : Chateau Routas

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