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HISTORY
THE PROPERTIES
VITICULTURE
THE WINES
GALLERY
NEWS
CHÂTEAU L'AFRIQUE
CÔTES DE PROVENCE
Le buste ornant l'étiquette, daté de 1840 et placé au bout de l'allée du domaine, est l'oeuvre du sculpteur Cuersois Antoine Aprile.

 

Terroir
The red sandstone bedrock has produced a sandy limestone soil, which has combined with colluvial soil from the areas of high ground on either side of the terroir.

 

Vineyard
Average age of vines: 30 years 82% Rolle - 18% Ugni Blanc and Clairette Yield: 50 hl/ha. Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)

 

Vinification
Skin maceration of the destemmed grapes at low temperature in stainless steel temperature-controlled presses, and then temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats.

 

Tasting notes
Luminous and light in color with golden highlights A nose of fresh green almond and elderberries Smooth and round with a pleasant brightness on the finish.

 

Matching food & wine
Crustaceans, grilled fish, sea scallop tartar or ceviche.
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