La Maison de Boutinot, Cotes de Thau Rose Magnum
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A beautiful, salmon-pink rose...in a Magnum!
The grapes are sourced from vineyards cultivated near to Lake Thau, set in a formerly volcanic region just inland from the sea. This has a particular micro-climate - as the proximity of the water has a moderating affect on the typically Mediterranean temperatures, allowing optimal ripening whilst retaining fresh acidity. The grapes are harvested in the early morning, then the wine is vinified as a classic rosé de presse, with soft pressing and cold fermentation.
This luscious and textural blend is very much a food wine; rich currant flavours provided by Grenache and tangy raspberry from Cinsault before a dry and fresh finish.
Great with pasta dishes, barbeques and grilled chicken salads.
Grapes: Grenache Noir 70%, Cinsault 30%
Case Size: 1 x 150cl