About Provence Rosé

grappes

Specific grapes for rosé

Cinsault, Syrah, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Tibouren

& also : Carignan,  Cabernet, Caladoc, Sauvignon & Counoise

White grapes: 

Rolle, Ugni blanc, Clairette, Sémillon, Bourboulenc, Grenache blanc & Sauvignon blanc

 

blending

Blending, a tradition

• A minimum of 2 grape varieties for Wines of Provence rosé vinification

• Grape varieties are vinified separately or together

• Blending combine individual qualities of each variety

• Pigments and tannins from grapes skin give Rosé  : color, aromas and characte

Diversity Of Rosé Aromas

Citrus Fruits
Flower
Red Fruits
Yellow Fruits
Plants
Spices

Colour Chart

Provence AOC rosé wines are identifiable by their palette of light colours with shades of pink or orange, in bright, limpid tones.

Sugar Rate

Less than 4 grams per litre

color-chart

Provence, French champion of organic and responsible agriculture

Provence is the first French region for organic and responsible agriculture, with an average 20% of Provençal vineyards while the national average is 9%. Here are a few environmental labels you can find when taking a look at Provence wines.

Terra Vitis

has to do with responsible agriculture, only for viticulture. Allows the use of chemical substances on the vines when it is necessary, in order to insure the vineyards economic profitability.  

 

HVE

High Environmental Value : describes farms/vineyards involved in approaches which are particularly respectful towards the environment.

 

AB

Organic Agriculture : production process which forbids the use of any synthetic, chemical products or GMO and restricts the use of inputs.

 

CAB

in conversion

 

Demeter

Already certified AB (organic agriculture), and goes further.Specific biodynamic practices center around three ground principles. 

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