60% Syrah
40% Cinsault
2017 

Domaine de Castelnau

"La Font du Loup" Rosé

Light pink color with violet glints. Aromas of banana and strawberry with  citrus and currant notes. Bright and lively palate with a fruity expression of exotic fruits, lychees and mangos with a persistent finish.

 

Appellation

Pays D'Oc

Vineyard

Planting density of 5000 vine stocks per hectare on clay and limestone hillsides. Vine training method is high trellising with Royat pruning.

Vinification

Night mechanical harvest to preserve the grapes' quality potential. Gentle de-stemming and pressing of grapes. Fermentation under temperature control. Grapes from different plots are separately vinified to keep each vine’s typicality and enable original blends. Aging on fine lees. Limited sulfites addition.

Pairing

The rosé La Font du Loup cuvée pairs naturally as an aperitif, with fresh vegetables, roasted meats, BBQ and burgers.

Serving

Serve chilled at 44-50°F. Cellars under good conditions for 2 years.