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L'Escarelle - Rumeurs - IGP Méditerranée - rose - 2020 - 750 ml

L'Escarelle - Rumeurs - IGP Méditerranée - rose - 2020 - 750 ml

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WHAT THE WINEMAKERS ARE SAYING

 “Listen to the small rustling of nature that suggests escape and travel : the murmur of insects, the wind blowing, the streaming of water...
All the mysteries of our « Ecrin de Nature », Unique in Provence, suggested by the pale and brightening pink colour of our « Rumeurs » Cuvée.
The fruity aromas of this easy-drinking wine make it perfect for an aperitif or enjoyed with tapas, a tasty pizza or a little charcuterie.”

A wonderfully elegant Rosé. A fun, generous wine, ideal for sharing with friends.

 Chateau L'Escarelle

Nose: Summer fruits, blackcurrant, raspberry

Palate: Lively attack, fresh redcurrant notes

OUR NOTES

Perfectly located among the green hills of Provence, Château de l'Escarelle's vineyard is forever evolving and renewing itself. The property's 100 hectares of vines flourish in a beautiful protected green setting of 1,000 hectares. The vines are planted on soil consisting of limestone pebbles, on terraces separated by dry-stone walls at an altitude of up to 500 metres, harmoniously following the shape of Escarelle's hills and montagne de la Loube. This variation in altitude contributes to the terroir's special character, enabling the vinification of very expressive wines, thereby defining Escarelle's unique, sophisticated signature.

Their various grapes varieties, consisting of Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Rolle and Caladoc have been carefully selected for each terroir, and each plot…
The rosés, rich in Cinsault and Grenache, are fruity, elegant and sensual.

The Estate covers more than 1000 hectares of protected, wild landscapes with a unique character, Garrigues and oaks trees mixed with typical provencal plants create a wonderful rich landscape.

The estate's owner is deeply committed to preserving and bringing out the best in this natural environment that has so much potential, and has undertaken various projects, such as the restoration of existing buildings for wine and nature tourism, and also an organic certification of the entire estate. The PACA LPO (french league for birds protection) was invited to carry out an initial diagnostic of biodiversity on the estate in 2014. The conclusions of the resulting inventories demonstrated a strong biodiversity with the presence of no less than 95 species of butterfly. Thanks to the support of the ITANCIA Endowment Fund, a project to present the butterflies has been developed in association with the LPO PACA.

TECHNICAL SHEET

Grapes: Cinsault, Grenache, Syrah

Pairing: Aperitif, tapas, pizza, charcuterie

Appellation: Indication Géographique Protégée Méditerranée (IGP)

Vinification: The grapes are harvested by machine in the early hours of the morning with a view to obtaining a wine of an attractively pale colour. The approach to vinification is traditional and the grapes are completely destemmed. There is a short period of skin maceration before the pressing process. Cold temperature settling is the next stage. Fermentation is temperature-controlled and malolactic fermentation avoided in order to retain those crisp, fresh aromas. Fermentation is by the traditional method-temperature-controlled in
stainless-steel vat.