WINES EXPORT AGENCY’s Selection
VIGNOBLE DE CHAVETTE
AOC Côtes de Provence – Rose
• Grape Varieties
48% Grenache noir + 38% Cinsault + 8,2% Carignan noir + 5,7% Syrah + 0,1% Mourvèdre
• The Domain
In a Mediterranean climate with dry and hot summers, the vineyard is located in the middle of the “golden triangle” of Côtes de Provence, a region limited by the three municipalities of Cuers, Pierrefeu and Puget- Ville in the Provence-Alpes-Côtes d’Azur region – France. Temperatures are above the national average and forecasts are reduced. A sea breeze that rises from the sea each afternoon through the Sauvebonne valley helps to clean up the vineyard. The colluvial soils from the surrounding reliefs are clay-limestone, deep and benefiting from good drainage and underground water reserves allowing the grapes to withstand harsh
• Plot selection
The vines are planted at an average density of 3600 vines per hectare.
The methods of caring for the vine limit the yields to a maximum of 55hl / ha. The harvest is carried out mainly by machine at the coolest hours of the day in order to preserve the berries.
• Vinification and maturing
Direct pressurage at low temperature. Cold stabilization for one month at -4 °C with agitator for 10% of the blend. Static settling in the cold.
Fermentation between 16 and 17 ° C. Tangential filtration.
Colour: Quiet, limpid and brilliant pale salmon.
Nose: Powerful, simple and notes of citrus in the end.
Palate: Frank attack with notes of citrus. Balanced, well constituted and pleasant wine with a nice length on the palate.
Alcohol : 13,5% vol.
Residual sugar: < 0.2 g/L glucose/fructose
Total acidity: 3,05 g H2SO4/L