La Bargemone – Cuvée Marina Rosé Collection 2021

rose

france

provence

Description

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.

Tasting Notes: Labeled Cuvée Marina, Bargemone’s prestige bottlings are intense wines of exceptional complexity, balance and finesse. This crisp, bone dry rosé offers great freshness, with aromas of red fruit, exotic spice, and light floral notes.

Serve With: Enjoyable on its own, it can also stand up to a wide range of American, international, and Provence inspired cuisine.

Additional information

Country

Region

Appellation

Coteaux d’Aix en Provence AOP

Variety

Vintage

Wine Type

UPC

750ml: 097871014076
1.5L: 097871014540

Case Code

case 6x750ml: 20097871014070
3×1.5L: 40097871014548

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

Composition

42% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 30% Syrah, 28% Counoise.

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

Winemaking

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

13%

Accolades

93 pts – JR, Vinous Media, 7/20 (2020 vintage).

92 pts, “…light to medium-bodied…with a fine, crisply defined backbone of acidity and a long, focused finish. …notes of grapefruit and pineapple provide plenty of flavor interest, yet they never seem overly fruity, firmly grounded by savory brine and stone.” – JC, The Wine Advocate, 5/20 (2019).

92 pts, “Smoothly blends power and delicacy and finishes very long and taut…” – JR, Vinous Media, 8/19 (2018 vintage).

92 pts, “The floral notes comes back strong on an impressively long, penetrating finish that shows excellent clarity and mineral lift.” – JR, Vinous Media, 8/18 (2017 vintage).

92 pts, “…it's a beautiful rose, and one of the finest I’ve tasted this year.” – JebDunnuck.com, 9/17 (2016 vintage).

Vegan

Farming Practices

HPS SKU

750ml: BARG043221
1.5L: BARG043421