César(1921-1998), the famous french sculptor known for his compressions signed this Cuvée "César à Sumeire" as a mark of fondness for the Sumeire family and for his Native Provence.
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Clay-limestone made up of ancient gravelly alluvial deposits, vestiges of a huge alluvial cone from the streams descending Mont Sainte Victoire (1,010 metres) and bordered to the south by Mont Olympe and Mont Aurélien.
Average age of vines: 30 years
Grenache 70 % - Syrah 30%
Yield: 50 hl/ha.
Minimum use of pesticide approach (Agriculture raisonnée)
High environnemental value
18 days of cold tank stabilisation at 4° C in pre-fermentation phase, then temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats.
Brilliant pale peach pink color.
The nose is expressive with floral notes rose, hawthorn and peach.
A balanced, elegant and complex palate. A nice roundness with notes of citrus fruits (tangerine, orange), apricot and wild strawberry, which ends with a freshness prolonging the aromatic persistence.
Matching food & wine
This gastronomical rosé will pair with elegant fish dishes, lobster stew and rack of lamb.