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Côtes de Provence Maquis Syrah Grenache Rolle 750ml

This pale pink rosé from France's Côtes de Provence is a blend of grenache, syrah and rolle with each grape varietal processed individually before being blended. 

Côtes de Provence Maquis is a blend of 70% grenache, 20 % syrah, 10% rolle grapes with each wine made separately from each grape variety ; the syrah undergoes direct pressing, while the grenache and the rolle undergo slight pre-fermentation maceration.

The vineyards are located at an altitude of 150 m on clay-limestone plains of the Var midlands at the foot of the Maures Mountains. This unique site benefits from breezes off the nearby Mediterranean Sea.

CHARACTERISTICS

With a pale pink colour, this wine shows flavours of citrus blossom, preserved lemon and lime cordial, typical of the Great Southern region. The palate goes even further though, with nutty flavours and a saline tang.

Fermentation takes place at between 17 and 18 °degrees without any malo-lactic fermentation.

A little background on Imbibo Wines

We represent a group of winemakers who are sole operators and family businesses. Some have decades or even centuries of history and generations behind them, others are the foundations of that journey. Some are Australian, some are not. Some are growers, some are gatherers. Despite their differences, our family of producers all share a determination to create wines that remain true to their origin—the individuality of their terroir, local culture and regional tradition—always with a genuine respect of the land around them.

With very small production quantities, the wines we sell are hard to find but easy to remember. We encourage and embrace individuality and regional identity and search out wines with meaning and purpose.

We care about wine from its connection to the microbes in the soil, through to the temperature it is served in your glass. Over the last decade we have remained true to these ideas and remain sticklers for quality: what’s in the bottle, how we ship, the conditions of our warehouse and how we communicate with the wine people that we work with.


Côtes de Provence Maquis goes well with:

Berrys Creek Riverine Blue, Fleur de Maquis



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