Pierre Hourlier Wines

IGP Alpes de Haute Provence: Chateau de Rousset Le Bambin 2016


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100% Viognier, made from two of Chateau Rousset's oldest plots.

Great wine, full of taste.

Region Provence
Appellation IGP Alpes de Haute Provence
Style White
Producer Chateau de Rousset
Grapes 100% Viognier
Pairing Aperitif, Salads
Keeping Drink within 4 to 5 years of bottling.
Vinification Made from naturally low yields. Fermentation tanks for half and half in old barrels with aging on lees and stirring until January.
Bottle 75cl
Volume 13.5%

Chateau de Rousset

Chateau de Rousset from Haute-Provence in the recently formed AOC of Pierrevert has wines that are very distinct in character.

What makes their wines so unique is that they have both Rhone and Provençal qualities; The reds made with Syrah and Grenache have an underlying power of depth as in many Rhone wines, yet they still have a distinct elegant lighter fresh fruit element as noticed in High altitude Provençal wines.