COMMANDERIE DE LA BARGEMONE - ROSE -COTEAUX D'AIX EN PROVENCE - 2019

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Commanderie de la Bargemone - Coteaux D'Aix En Provence - Rosé - 2019

Commanderie De La Bargemone - Rose - Coteaux D'aix en Provence -2019

THE ESTATE:
Bargemone is among the foremost estates of the Coteaux d’Aix appellation of Provence. A benchmark producer of the delicious, dry rosé for which Provence is famous, the Commanderie was founded by Templar knights in the 13th century, and is home to a proud viticultural tradition and more than 160 acres of sustainably grown vineyards.

VINEYARDS

163 acres under vine, with 138 acres red varieties (Grenache,

Syrah, Cinsault, Cabernet Sauvignon, Counoise) and 25 acres

white varieties (Sauvignon Blanc and Rolle (Vermentino)).

Stony, clay/limestone soils.

*Agriculture Biologique, certified QualiSud.

*AB = European equivalent of organic

APPELLATION

AOC Coteaux d’Aix en Provence.

COMPOSITION

40% Grenache, 25% Cinsault, 20% Syrah, 15% Cabernet

Sauvignon

VITICULTURE

Yields of 4 tons/acre. Vines average 26 years in age, except for

the Rolle and Sauvignon Blanc, from new 4 to 7‐year‐old

vineyards. Harvested very early in the morning to preserve

freshness of the grapes

VINIFICATION

The various grape varieties are vinified separately. Direct

pressed, with no maceration. Cold settled in stainless steel

tanks for 3‐5 days prior to fermentation. 10 days fermentation

at 59°F. No malolactic conversion. Vinified entirely in stainless

steel tanks. Blended in December and bottled in January.

ALCOHOL

12.5%

TASTING NOTES

Offers classic aromas of wild strawberries and red currants,

with a light, floral character and a crisp, bone‐dry palate.

SERVE WITH

A rosé of reference, to be enjoyed year‐round on its own or

with a wide range of lighter fare and Provence‐inspired cuisine.

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