Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence Rosé

Château de Calavon

Chateau de Calavon - Rose
Type

Rose Wine

Appelation

Coteaux d'Aix en Provence

Variety

51% Cinsault
32% Syrah
17% Grenache

This emblematic rosé comes from a drastic selection of the best parcels of Calavon. The typical yearly blend is a base of Cinsault with Syrah and Grenache, which yields an elegant and remarkable rosé that goes perfectly with the typical Provençal cuisine inspired by local olives, anchovies, tomatoes, and seafood.

Viticulture
Vineyard name

Chateau de Calavon has a single 60 hectare block of vineyards around the Chateau surrounded by trees and woodland scrub on all sides

Soil type

Terrassed vineyards on Clay Limestone rocky soils

Vines planted in40 years average
Vinification

Direct press of red and white grapes together. slow fermentation at low temperature with selected yeast

Elevage5% aged in used demi-muids for 5-6 months
Additional info
Total production average13,000 bottles
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