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test Les Vignerons de Rasigueres Trémoine de Rasiguères Rosé 2007

France, Languedoc-Roussillon

Dark pink in color with aromas of currant buds with amyl notes. The body is round and balanced, and dominated by red berry flavors. Exceptionally long finish.

This wine goes well with charcuteries, fish (grilled or in sauce) and especially with bouillabaisse (traditional plate of the Marseille region) or paella. Serve between 10˚C and 12˚C.

SILVER MEDAL AT THE ROSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2006
BACCHUS SELECTION 2006

Languedoc-Roussillon     AOC Cotes du Roussillon

Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Appellation Cotes du Roussillon
Winery Les Vignerons de Rasigueres
Vintage 2007
Color Rose
¥2,697  (incl. tax)

Dark pink in color with aromas of currant buds with amyl notes. The body is round and balanced, and dominated by red berry flavors. Exceptionally long finish.

This wine goes well with charcuteries, fish (grilled or in sauce) and especially with bouillabaisse (traditional plate of the Marseille region) or paella. Serve between 10˚C and 12˚C.

SILVER MEDAL AT THE ROSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2006
BACCHUS SELECTION 2006

Languedoc-Roussillon     AOC Cotes du Roussillon

Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Appellation Cotes du Roussillon
Winery Les Vignerons de Rasigueres
Vintage 2007
Color Rose
Winery

Winery Description

Geographical location
Located at the foothills of the Pyrenees between Corbières and Roussillon, the Fenouillèdes shelter the winemaking villages that remain attached to their traditions and their hillsides: LANSAC, PLANEZE and RAZIGUERES.

History
For over 2,000 years the vines have existed on the hillsides, and over these centuries the winemakers of the region have been crafting and selling their own wine.
Founded in 1919, the cellar of the Vignerons de Planèzes-Rasiguères brings together 80 winemakers from these three villages and is on of the first cooperatives in Roussillon.
In 1975, it obtained the AOC Cotes du Roussillon and AOC Cotes du Roussillon Villages designations. Rasiguères was immediately classified in the Roussillon Villages area.
Today, 50% of the production is sold by export.

The vineyard
In total, this cultivation of 600 hectares of vines produces close to 20,000 hL in an environment of steep hillsides that prohibit the use of any machinery.

The terroir, which is completely classified as AOC is divided into two zones:

  • to the south, in PLANEZE and RAZIGUERES, on slopes of schist and thin soil with sparse water reserves the yields are a little over 30 hectoliters/hectare. This zone favors the crafting of red Côtes du Roussillon Villages and amber dessert wines.
     
  • to the north, in LANSAC, on a granitic area deeper soil and yields on the order of 45 hL/hectare. This zone produces wines that are easier to drink young and are ideal for Côtes du Roussillon rosé and Muscat de Rivesaltes.


The harvests are manual and the arid soil does not allow for the production of more than one bottle of wine per vine stock.

Primary varietals
Red Wines:
Grenache Noir, Carignan, Syrah and Cinsault
White Wines: Grenache Gris and Blanc, Macabeu, Muscat of Alexandria and small-berried Muscats

Data
Closure Natural Cork
Volume 750ml
Product Code 22016778
Inventory In Stock (101)
Owning & Enjoying

Tasting notes

Dark pink in color with aromas of currant buds with amyl notes. The body is round and balanced, and dominated by red berry flavors. Exceptionally long finish.

SILVER MEDAL AT THE ROSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2006
BACCHUS SELECTION 2006

Languedoc-Roussillon     AOC Cotes du Roussillon

Pairing

This wine goes well with charcuteries, fish (grilled or in sauce) and especially with bouillabaisse (traditional plate of the Marseille region) or paella. 

Cellaring

Serve between 10˚C and 12˚C.
 

Production

Vinification

This award-winning rose is a wonderful expression of the nuanced flavor profile of Syrah and a wine you can serve with nearly anything.

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