Château Sainte Marguerite - Côtes de Provence - Fantastique - Rouge - 2021
Country / Region: Provence
Name: AOP Côtes de Provence
Grape variety: Blend of syrah and grenache
Alcohol: 14 vol.
Capacity: 75 cl
Wine:The 2021 red Côtes de Provence Fantastique wine combines Syrah and Grenache with confidence and success. Fresh and concentrated, it unfolds a silky palate with satiny, powdery tannins, accents of cocoa, spices, and balsamic touches. It is a great wine in the making, sitting on a beautiful structure, with ripe and precise flavors of fruit, and supported by a relevant maturation in barrels. A luxurious ensemble judiciously refreshed on the finish by notes of morello cherry and blackcurrant! Ideal with a Provençal stew or a lamb confit.
Vinification:Hand harvested, cold skin maceration before fermentation in vats, temperature-controlled vinification and maturation between 18 and 24 months in new barrels. Fining and filtration before bottling.
Color:Purple and intense with brilliant reflections.
Nose:Fresh and concentrated with balsamic, fruit (cherry and wild black berry), spicy and toasted notes.
Palate:This wine has a silky and satiny texture and reveals powdery tannins underlined by spicy, woody and chocolatey flavors. The whole is accompanied by aromas of morello cherry and juicy blackcurrant offering a refreshing finish.
Temperature:Decant before serving between 16 and 18°C.
Food and wine pairing:A daube à la provençale, a lamb confit, a grilled meat.
Cellar aging:From now until 2026
Château Sainte-Marguerite is a Cru Classé of Provence. It produces organically grown rosés, created in the heart of the exceptional and highly prized terroir of La Londe-les-Maures, where a complex geology gives these wines exceptional finesse. Schist, quartz, clay, and silica collide in a dazzling mosaic of soils, delivering fresh and intense wines with balanced and delicious flavors of fruit.