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L'AFRIQUE CÔTES DE PROVENCE
"César à Sumeire l'Afrique" César Baldaccini (1921-1998), the famous French sculptor known for his compressions signed this Cuvée "César à Sumeire" l'Afrique as a mark of fondness for the Sumeire family and for his native Provence.
A limited edition of Chateau l'Afrique's best parcels in numbered bottles. 88/100 Tasted by Andreas Larsson best sommelier of the world -video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msMWDppFYf4
16/20 Guide Hubert 2017, 100 meilleurs rosés de Provence
Gold medal at the International Wine Challenge 2017
Bronze medal at the Decanter WWA 2017
91/100 Gilbert et Gaillard 2017
Silver medal at the IWSC 2017

 

Vineyard
Grenache 50% Syrah 50% Average age of vines: 35 years Yield: 50 hl/ha. Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)

 

Vinification
Direct pressing of the destemmed grapes while filling the pneumatic press. "Egouttage", light pressing at constant temperature.

 

Tasting notes
Pale pink rosé A very expressive nose of kumquat and apricot Ample and lengthy with a yellow peach finish

 

Matching food & wine
Gravelax salmon, tuna tartare, poultry
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