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Saint AIX Rosé 2011

$ 25.75

Winery Maison Saint Aix

Saint AIX 2011

Appellation: Coteaux d'Aix en Provence

Grape varieties: Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah, Counoise

Situation: Located on a plateau 420 meters above sea level

Vinification: 30% of rose bleeding and 70% direct pressing. Temperatures between 11 and 13 degrees Celsius

Culture: Work soil, entirely organic amendments phytosanitary treatment

Characteristics: pale pink color and light. The nose has a lot of finesse, a sweet floral mouth attack and a good structure and long aftertaste.

To taste: with grilled fish and white meat.

Exotic flavors: Goes with chicken curry.

Serving between 8 to 12 degrees Celsius.

Exposure: Vineyard exposure facing South West, with often a Mistral wind for natural protection of the vines. 300 days of sunshine a year and cooler nights for optimal grape maturation.

Terroir: very poor soil, clay and limestone, some plots sandier. Rich in minerals.