La Bargemone Rouge

Red

France

Provence

Description

Founded by Templar knights in the 13th century, Bargemone has a proud viticultural heritage, and is among the foremost estates of the Coteaux d’Aix, a small fine wine district inside the larger Appellation of Provençe. A perennial best-seller for HPS, 2/3 of its production is dedicated to the dry rosé for which Provençe is famous.

Tasting Notes: This classic, unoaked red is rich, ripe, and spicy, offering the essence of Provence with its layers of raspberry/blackberry fruit, light garrigue notes, soft, plush tannins, and long, lingering finish.

Serve With: Enjoy with a wide range of grilled meats, vegetables, and Provence inspired cuisine.

Additional information

Country

Region

Appellation

Coteaux d’Aix en Provence AOP

Variety

Red Blend

Vintage

2014

Wine Type

Red

UPC

097871001038

Case Code

10097871001035

Vineyards

163 acres under vine, with 138 acres red varieties (Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Counoise) and 25 acres white varieties (Grenache Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Ugni Blanc, and Rolle (Vermentino)). Clay/limestone soils. *in conversion to organic farming, certified QualiSud.

Composition

40% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon.

Viticulture

Yields of 4 tons/acre. Vines average 30+ years in age.

Winemaking

Vinified and matured in stainless steel tanks, unoaked. 3 weeks maceration.

Alcohol

14.0%

Vegan

No

Farming Practices

Agriculture Biologique

HPS SKU

BARG022214

 

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