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HISTORY
THE PROPERTIES
VITICULTURE
THE WINES
GALLERY
NEWS
CHÂTEAU L'AFRIQUE
CÔTES DE PROVENCE
The statue adorning the label, dated 1840 and placed at the end of the estate alley, is the work of sculptor Antoine Aprile, native from Cuers.

 

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 with golden highlights A nose of citrus peel and pineapple Nice length with a tropical fruit persistence.

 

Matching food & wine
perfect with crustaceans, grilled fish, sea scallop ceviche, goat cheese.
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