Les Rocailles Brut Rosé

Sparkling

France

Savoie

Description

A true earthly paradise nestled in the French Alps, Les Rocailles is owned and managed by boyhood friends and native Savoyards Guillaume Durand and Alban Thouroude, who purchased the estate and négociant business from Pierre Boniface upon his retirement in 2006. The wines have never been better at Les Rocailles!

Tasting Notes: Pale salmon in color, with strawberry, raspberry and apricot aromas. Fresh and vibrant on the palate, with red fruit and pear character, a hint of minerality, and a fine mousse.

Serve With: Enjoy as an aperitif or with dessert (especially desserts including fresh red fruits and berries)!

Additional information

Country

Region

Appellation

Vin de France

Variety

Vintage

Wine Type

UPC

097871014533

Case Code

10097871014530

Vineyards

23.5 acres owned (18.5 acres Jacquère for Apremont and Brut, 2.5 acres Altesse for Roussette, 2.5 acres Chardonnay) and nearly 26 acres leased (nearly 21 acres Jacquère, 1.3 acres Altesse, and 3.7 acres Gamay and Mondeuse for reds and rosé). Grapes are also purchased.

Composition

60% Chardonnay, 40% Pinot Noir.

Viticulture

From 6 to 20 year old vines.

Winemaking

Produced using the Méthode Traditionnelle, with secondary fermentation in the same bottle. Color obtained through pressing of the Pinot Noir (not saignée). Vinified entirely in stainless steel tanks. 9 to 12 months on the yeast prior to disgorgement. 8g RS.

Alcohol

12.0%

Vegan

Farming Practices

HPS SKU

BONI101100

 

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