CHATEAU FONTSAINTE Corbières Rosé Gris de Gris 2021 Domaine de Fontsainte

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CHATEAU FONTSAINTE Corbières Rosé Gris de Gris 2021

A benchmark rosé from this region and a cult wine across the pond, having been imported by one of the USA's top merchants since 1978. The wine is made in the saignée method whereby the run-off juice from a tank of crushed (usually red) grapes is fermented separately, giving added complexity and a touch of tannin. But the wine is also made from over 80% Grenache Gris, resulting in a very pale onion skin colour. 

There are summer fruits here but also aromas of white flowers and minerality. This is a very versatile wine, happy to play the role of crowd pleaser but serious enough to serve with food. One of our favourite discoveries of the last year.

  • Country - France
  • Region - Corbiéres
  • Grape Variety - Grenache Gris, Carignan, Mourvèdre
  • Alc. 12.5%

 

Further Reading: Domaine de Fontsainte, Corbières Rosé Gris de Gris 2021

Domaine de Fontsainte - Official Website

Rosé Gris de Gris - DOMAINE DE FONTSAINTE PDF