Bois de la Garde rosé

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APPELLATION
Côtes du Rhône
SURFACE
69 ha (160 acres)
AVERAGE AGE OF VINEYARD
60 years old
PRODUCTION
Around 50.000 bottles (4.200 cases)
SOIL
Similar to that of the neighbouring Chateauneuf-Du-Pape vineyard, consisting of pudding stones on the surface, which store the heat from the sun during the day and transfer it to the vines at night. Red clay in the subsoil.
ASPECT
South-West
GRAPE VARIETIES
• 50 % Grenache • 20 % Syrah • 10 % Carignan • 20 % Cinsault
VINIFICATION / AGING
Half of the blend is obtained by pressing the grapes directly, as soon as they arrive at the winery; the other half by drawing off juice from the vat (saignée) after 24 hours of maceration.
CHARACTER
Intensely-coloured. The nose is dominated by red fruit, particularly raspberry. The palate is rich and well-balanced. Potential of aging: 5 to 8 years
ACCOMPANIMENT
A wine to be drunk young and fresh; a very good accompaniment for summer salads, charcuterie and grilled food.