Château Salettes Rosé 2017

Château Salettes Rosé 2017

Bandol

Acclaimed as one of the 2 best rosés of the world in 2015 by Decanter magazine.

Served cool but not too cold with seafood such as rock fish, urchins, shellfish, but also white meats our poultry...

Salettes Rosé is obtained by direct pressing of the grapes and maceration in the press. A hint of Mourvèdre juice is added to the final blend. After mud clearing at low temperature, malolactic fermentation is made in thermo-regulated tanks and is stopped to maintain a perfect balance of acidity. No filtration is done.

The wine is not filtered and aged 6 months in tanks before bottling at the Château.

Varietal

40% Mourvèdre, 30% Cinsault, 25% Grenache, 5% Syrah

Soils

Clay limestone.

Robe

Pale rose robe with delicate salmon reflections.

Nose

The nose is elegant with red fruits aromas and a fresh touch of fruits (peach, apricot, grapefruit…).

Palate

The mouth is well balanced, fruity and yet fresh and elegant with a long finish.

Serve

T° 10-12°C

Potential aging

3-5 years

Yields

40 hl/ha

Alcohol

13,5°

 

Château Salettes

Sheltered by the massif of Sainte Baume to the North culminating at 1,147 meters, the Bandol vineyard descends in terraces towards the sea in a magnificent amphitheater of wooded hills.  Cove...

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