Chateau de l'Aumerade Aumérade Style Cotes de Provence 2020

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Chateau de l'Aumerade Aumérade Style Cotes de Provence 2020

Country - France

Region - Provence

Grape Varieties - Grenache 40%, Cinsault 30%, Syrah 30%

Alcohol by volume - 13%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Château De L'aumérade

Tasting notes - Pale salmon in colour, this is the quintessential Provence rosé. A refreshingly fruity bouquet leads to delicate white spice and mineral flavours on the palate and an elegant finish.

Chateau de l'Aumerade Aumérade Style Cotes de Provence 2020

Refreshingly fruity and floral bouquet with delicate
cranberry and red cherry flavours with a touch of
grenadine on the finish.
Producer Note
The Château de l'Aumérade is a 400 year old estate located in in the heart of
Provence. Originally belonging to the Aumerat family, the traditional Mas property
dates back to the Renaissance period. In 1594, the Duke of Sully, Henry VI's finance
minister, presented the Château with a Mulberry tree and Plane trees for their luxurious
gardens, as a gift for supplying the Royal Court. In 1930, a young Henri Fabre and his
wife Charlotte, fell in love with the Château de l'Aumérade, with its 300 hectares of
estate vineyards and purchased it from the Aumerat family. The Château was
designated as a Cru Classé when the Provence appellation was created in 1955, a
system classifying the wine estate rather than the vineyard area. It is one of only 18 that
still remain in the designation. The Château has been handed down though the family
and is currently run by Caroline Demey.
Vineyard
Château Aumerade holds the Haute Valeur Environmentale (HVE) certification, which
officially recognises the environmental performance of winegrowers, including
biodiversity conservation, plant protection strategies, managed fertiliser use and water
resource management. Located just a few miles from the coast, the vines receive
cooling ventilation from the salty Mistral winds blowing in from the sea. The vineyard soils
are predominantly clay limestone, which help to impart a spicy mineral character to
the final wine. The harvest takes place at the beginning of September when the grapes
have reached good phenolic maturity.
Winemaking
The grapes were carefully sorted and immediately destemmed. The Fabre family
introduced an innovative way to transport the berries to the press by gravity, via
refrigerated tubes which helps to preserve the aromatics in the fruit. The berries were
gently pressed and the juice was cooled to 13°C. Following static settling, fermentation
took place at controlled temperatures of 17 to 22°C in stainless steel tanks, to retain the
purity of flavour. Fermentation lasted for 10 days, then racking and blending took place
at the end of the year.
Tasting Note
Pale salmon in colour, this is the quintessential Provence rosé. A refreshingly fruity
bouquet leads to delicate white spice and mineral flavours on the palate and an
elegant finish.
Grape
Grenache 40%, Cinsault 30%, Syrah 30%

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