Pierre Hourlier Wines

IGP Alpes de Haute Provence: Chateau de Rousset Vermentino 2016


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Lively, fragrant and light, perfect Summer drinking wine with a fruity, woody nose.

Long finish of almond, apple and grapefruit.

Region Provence
Appellation IGP Alpes de Haute Provence
Style White
Producer Chateau de Rousset
Grapes 100% Vermentino
Pairing Aperitif, Salads
Keeping Drink within 3 years of bottling.
Vinification Stirring of the lees until January. Classic yeasting to preserve the aromatic intensity.
Bottle 75cl
Volume 12.0%

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.