CÔTES DE PROVENCE
Bronze Medal at the 2013 Concours Général Agricole
Sainte Victoire : the red sandstone bedrock has produced a sandy limestone soil, which is combined with colluvial soil from the areas of high ground on either side of the terroir.
Average age of vines: 30 years
Yield: 50 hl/ha.
Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)
Skin maceration of the destemmed grapes at low temperature in stainless steel temperature-controlled presses, and then temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats.
Appearance: Pale pink colour with hints of gold.
Nose: Ripe plum.
Palate: Full-bodied attack with notes of fruit. Well-rounded, good expression of the terroir.
Matching food & wine
Bouillabaisse (Mediterranean fish soup), grilled sea bass with fennel.