Discover your welcome offers now!
Discover your welcome VIP offers now!
Discover your Prestige Club welcome offers now!

Provence

Château Simone - IGP Pays des Bouches-du-Rhône - Les Grands Carmes - Rosé - 2021

Characteristics

Country / Region: Provence

Vintage: 2021

Name: IGP Bouches-du-Rhône

Grape variety: 45% Grenache, 30% Mourvèdre, 20% Merlot, 5% Cinsault

Alcohol: 14 vol.

Color: Rosé

Capacity: 75 cl

AWARDS

Estate rated 2 stars in the Guide Des Meilleurs Vins de France 2023 (RVF)
Estate rated 4 stars in Guide Bettane + Desseauve 2023

Wine:

The 2021 Les Grands Carmes Rosé IGP Pays des Bouches-du-Rhône seduces with its intense hue, pit fruit notes, freshness and consistency. It's a lively, full-bodied rosé, well-suited to aging, with a good-sized structure, volume and suppleness. Ideal with white meat or grilled fish.

Vinification:

Hand-harvested at full maturity, partial destemming, fermentation and ageing on fine lees exclusively in small oak foudres. Natural decanting by racking.

Color:

A coppery rosé with good intensity.

Nose:

Lovely pit fruit notes mixed with spicy accents.

Palate:

Fresh and consistent with bright fruit. This rosé's juice is lively and full-bodied, with good structure, volume and suppleness.

Temperature:

Serve between 10 and 12°C.

Food and wine pairing:

Aperitif, toast and shavings of cured ham from France, Italy or even Iberia, seafood spiced with Espelette pepper, fish on the grill and why not a white meat or a few duck aiguillettes, rack of lamb, tian of Nice vegetables, veal mignon in a tomato viennoise, small red mullet with rosemary snacked on the grill or pan-fried.

Cellar aging:

From now until 2029 and beyond for enthusiasts

In the heart of Provence, the Château Simone remains an outstanding estate. Repeatedly voted the most excellent white wine of the Mediterranean, it boasts Provence's racy, profound, and complex style. The reds and rosés are no exception, perfectly illustrating this terroir's generous, full-bodied spirit.

Today, Château Simone is unquestionably Provence's most famous and sought-after cru. Freed from any invasive technicality, it continues to deliver terroir-driven, shimmering, and precise wines that delight in the thousand perfumes of the south.