Cave de Tain Première Note Rosé de Syrah

Rosé

France

Northern Rhône Valley

Description

The Cave de Tain is a benchmark producer and a Northern Rhône Valley powerhouse, with more than 50 acres ownedin the landmark Hermitage Appellation, a stunning, state-of-the-art winery, and a brilliant team of winegrowers.

Tasting Notes: The Première Note Rosé de Syrah is a fun, fresh and fruity rendering of this majestic, flagship varietal of the Northern Rhône Valley. Pale pink in color and loaded with fresh raspberry, strawberry and cherry fruit, with a round, juicy palate and long, clean finish.

Serve With: An ideal rosé for salads, cold meats, and simple grilled fish dishes.

Additional information

Country

Region

Appellation

Collines Rhodaniennes IGP

Variety

Vintage

Wine Type

UPC

097871015387

Case Code

10097871015384

Vineyards

Sustainably-grown (certified Group ICV). Nearly 2500 acres under vine, with more 2200 acres in appellation (AOP) vineyards (Hermitage, Crozes-Hermitage, Saint Joseph, Cornas, Saint Péray) and the balance in IPG Collines Rhodaniennes. Appellation vineyards include 71.6 acres in Hermitage (of which the Cave de Tain directly owns 54.3 acres).

Fruit for the “Première Note” Rosé de Syrah was grown on slopes bordering the eastern side of “Cru” vineyards, within the districts of Tain l’Hermitage, St Donat and Tournon. Soil composition ranges from granite, to clay/chalk, to sand, to alluvial deposits.

Composition

Pure Syrah.

Viticulture

Vines average 10-20 years in age. Yields of 4 tons/acre.

Winemaking

Harvested very early in morning and pressed directly, with no maceration. Fermented at cool temperatures in stainless steel tanks. No malolactic conversion. Aged a couple months on the fine lees and bottled young.

Alcohol

12.0%

Vegan

Farming Practices

HPS SKU

TAIN223218

 

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