Silver medal at the Concours Bettane et Desseauve Prix Plaisir 2017
88 at the Wine Enthusiast 2017
Located in the upper basin of the Arc, the terroir is composed of scree and clay-sandstone from the Late Cretaceous period, with colluvial deposits from the surrounding hills.
The etymology of the name "Maupague" (meaning "giving little"), and the geological characteristics of the soil make this property particularly well-suited to the growing of grapes; there have been vines here for many generations.
Average age of vines: 20 years
Yield: 45 hl/ha.
Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)
18 days of cold tank stabilisation at 4° C in pre-fermentation phase, then temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats.
Pale and areal rose
A fine nose of cranberries and Morello cherry
Fresh and lively with notes of strawberry and raspberry
Matching food & wine
Pairs well with fish and crustaceans, soft goat cheese as well as Bellota ham