Wine vintage
2020
Appellation
AOP COSTIÈRES DE NîMES
Colour
Rosé
Assemblage
Mourvèdre
Laying down
Pleasant now, surprising in 2 to 4 years ....
Serving temperature
10° - 12°C
Capacity
0,75 L

Rosé Sainte Cécile

Aromatic complexity. A surprising long “body” in the palate. Notes of pear, raspberry, hints of fresh hazelnuts.

Grape variety : 100% Mourvèdre.

Appellation : AOP Costières de Nîmes

Colour : Rosé

Terroir : Rolled pebbles from the Durance river (which flowed through the valley well before the Rhône).

Vine age : 25 years.

Yield : 40 hl/ha.

Winemaking process : Cooling of the harvest. Bleeding of the vat after 24h. Fermentation in the 400 liters barrel. 3-month barrel ageing with lees stirring.

Tasting : Intense peony colour. Aromatic complexity. A surprising long “body” in the palate. Notes of pear, raspberry, hints of fresh hazelnuts.

Serving temperature : 10° - 12°C.

Food pairing : Spicy cuisine, grilled red mullet, gambas brochettes. It may be drunk throughout the meal or served at a barbecue of fish or meat.

Ageing potential : 2 - 4 years.


Notes & awards

Millésime 2017

  • 90 pts Wine Enthusiast
  • 15/20 Bettane+Desseauve

Millésime 2016

  • 2 Etoiles Guide Hachette 2018