Les Rocailles Rosé de Savoie

Rosé

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: This mouth-watering rosé offers delicate strawberry and raspberry aromas on the nose. Light, crisp, and bone-dry on the palate.

Serve With: Enjoyable on its own, and pairs well with a wide range of lighter fare including grilled vegetable panini, charcuterie, summer fruit salad, and more.

Additional information

Country

Region

Appellation

Vin de Savoie AOP

Variety

Vintage

Wine Type

UPC

097871003292

Case Code

10097871003299

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). The well-exposed, south/southeast-facing hillside vineyards are situated on the lower slopes of Mont Granier and are dominated by stony, clay/limestone soils. Grapes are also purchased as needed.

Composition

50% Gamay, 50% Pinot Noir.

Viticulture

Vines average between 20-25 years of age. Yields of 4.75 tons/acre.

Winemaking

From a mix of direct‐pressed and tank‐bled wines. Fermented in stainless steel tanks. Underwent partial full malolactic conversion. 2 months on the fine lees.

Alcohol

12.0%

Vegan

Farming Practices

HPS SKU

LROC033218

 

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