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Ensédune Cabernet Franc Rosé

Ensédune Cabernet Franc Rosé

Country

France

Region

Languedoc

Sub-Region

Coteaux d'Ensérune

Producer

Les Vignobles Foncalieu

Vintage

2018

Composition

100% CABERNET FRANC

Alcohol

13%

Certifications

Vegan

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WINEMAKER NOTES

At the edge of the Mediterranean sea, the Oppidum Romain d’Ensérune dominates the terroir of the Ensédune wines. It is characterized by one of the warmest and dryest climates of France located at the west of Béziers. Proud of a thousand-year-old tradition, the Ensérune winegrowers were keen to develop their vineyards by acclimatizing grape varieties from various horizons. Created by teamwork, the Ensédune range is the product of generations of collaboration by winegrowers and presents unusual grape varieties for monovarietal wines.

TASTING NOTES

Rosé made by direct pressing, with complex aromas (peppermint, redcurrant and violet). Highly concentrated on the palate with grilled red pepper notes and a lingering finish.

PAIRING SUGGESTIONS

A perfect match with mediterranean cuisine and summer dishes. Serve chilled at 10 °C .

VINEYARD

It is grown near the village of Puisserguier. It loves deep alluvial soils alongside rivers and enjoys growing in damp conditions like all Cabernets.

VITICULTURE

100 % Cabernet Franc. An old Bordeaux grape variety transplanted to the Loire. With a lower tannin content than Cabernet-Sauvignon, its wines are more fragrant but not as deeply colored.

VINIFICATION

Direct pressing of grapes harvested at the coolest time of the day. After complete settling of the must, start of fermentation at low temperature (16/17°C), with temperature increased (20°C) on the final days to bring out the notes of small red fruits. Matured on fine lees for 3 months with daily stirring of the lees.