Vintage: 2016
Bottle sizes: 750 ML, 1.5 L
Country: France
Region: Languedoc
Appellation: Pays D'Herault
Wine type: Rose
Varietals: Red Blend
Varietal notes: 50% Syrah, 50% Carignan
Organic: Practicing
Vineyard: Terroir de Pinet, 25-50 year old vines. Cool microclimate derived from Gassac River and nearby mountains and sea.
Orientation: Multiple parcels, varied exposure
Soil: Chalky clay plateau, rich in limestone and loaded with quartz gravel chippings
Viticulture: Estate has been farmed in the traditional and natural way for a thousand years before the Guibert family established the Grand Crus vineyard of Gassac. The Guiberts have maintained the same respectful approach to preserve nature's balance.
Vinification: 100% destemmed. Bled after 10 to 12 hours maceration of all grape varieties.
Aging: 5-6 months in stainless steel tank
Notes: Always one of the first ros├ęs to hit the market, this traditional S. Rhone blend comes from 25-50 year old vines grown along the Gassac River. It boasts a pleasant, intense nose with hints of strawberries. Full and round on the palate with red fruit flavors.