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2016  Cuvée Fontenille Rose

  • Grapes

    Black Grenache (50%), Syrah (20%), Cinsault (20%), Mourvedre (10%)

  • Terroir

    Clay and limestone soils facing south / south-east. Located at the bottom of Luberon mountain.

  • Winegrowing

    Vineyard converted into organic farming since 2014. Green pruning (disbudding). Early morning & mechanical harvests (2am-8am), to benefit from juices freshness, at optimal maturity for shiraz, in slighlty over-ripeness for Black Grenache.

    Yield : 50hl/ha, below the maximum yield allowed by the AOP (55hl/ha).



  • Winemaking

    Harvest selective sorting. Destemming with new generation destemmer (Oscillys from Bücher) then crushing. Direct pressing with pneumatic press. Separation of pressed and free-run juices (after tasting). Cold static settling for a minimum of 48 hours. 3 weeks mono varietal fermentation in stainless steel tanks (temperature of 15°C).


  • Aging

    Stainless steel tanks aging over fine lees until Christmas. Clarification by racking and filtration before bottling.

  • Tasting

    A symphony full of nuances and variations. The score starts with the blending of several times: the elegance of citrus alternates with the freshness of red fruits. The next measurement offers an elegant approach, round and rich for a gentle first contact. The finish, as long as intense, wanted voluntarily straighter is the characteristic signature of Fontenille wines. Wine raced and balanced.

  • Wine &
    food pairing

    Rose or... white ? Surprise your friends by daring to offer them our cuvee Fontenille rose in blind tasting, as white. Delicatessen, grilled beef, fillets of red mullet, carpaccio of salmon, octopus salad, tagine of veal...

    One watchword: D.A.R.E. !

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