Provence rosé: pale and exotic

25 July, 2008

A French winery owned by an Australian former investment banker and his French wife has released a

Provence rosé.

Château Pontet-Bagatelle in Coteaux d'Aix en Provence has launched La Rosée de Bagatelle - which means "the dew of Bagatelle"

via online retailer fromvineyardsdirect.com.

Garry and Sabine Stephen bought the estate in 2006, invested in state-of-the-art vinification technology and hired oenologist Bernadette Tourrel to make the Grenache/Syrah blend under the Coteaux d'Aix en Provence AOC.

It is very pale pink and has redcurrant, peach and exotic fruit flavours, according to its makers. It retails at £7.95 and has 14% abv.




Bookmark this


Site Search

COMMENT

What to expect at Christmas

The arrival of October means that we’re now officially in Nielsen’s Christmas trading period. Manufacturers and retailers alike have until December 30 to optimise their sales plans and activate them in-store in order to win at Christmas.

Click for more »
Upcoming events

Polls

Is blended Scotch overshadowed by single malt in retailers?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Don't know

Facebook

Twitter