Rosé de La Marzelle 2016

Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé

From the vineyard of Château La Marzelle.

The robe in petal pink, pastel, bright and transparent. The vinification is slow, at low temperature, and gives a beautiful complexity to this rosé wine. The nose is very fruity with notes of pear, apricot, exotic fruits, as well as strawberry, white peach and floral. The mouth is fruity and smooth, long and creamy, wealthy of a good acidity which extends the tasting.

Should be served around 10-12°C

Specifications

  • Vineyard 14.95 ha of adjoining land
  • Grape varieties 60% Merlot - 20% Cabernet franc - 20% Cabernet sauvignon
  • Density 5600 plants/ha
  • Average age 30 years
  • Production 3600 bottles
  • Situation High Terrace of Saint-Émilion formed by the old riverbed of the Isle
  • Soil Gravelly soils (neighbour of Figeac),brown soils (type Petrus)
  • Pruning Bordelaise method (2 canes per vine)
  • Alcohol 13.5 %