Château Riotor Rosé Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah 2016 - Côtes de Provence, France

Château Riotor Rosé Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah 2016 - Côtes de Provence, France


The Story

From the owners of the highly esteemed Châteauneuf-du-Pape property Mont-Redon comes this delightful gem of a rosé. The 94 hectare (232 acre) Château Riotor property is located in the heart of Provence, in the commune of Cannet des Maures, thirty kilometers from the Mediterranean coast and Saint Tropez.  Vineyards cover fifty hectares (125 acres) in two delimited areas:  thirty-eight hectares in the Côtes de Provence appellation and an adjoining twelve in the Vin de Pays des Maures. The vines are cultivated in sandy soils with a high degree of red schist characteristic of these appellations, resulting in low yields and concentrated fruit, essential to producing great wines.  The climate is typical of the Mediterranean basin, with hot, dry summers that are cooled by marine breezes from the sea.

M+Q Notes

Made from a blend of 40% Grenache, 50% Cinsault, 7% Syrah and 3% Vermentino. This beautifully perfumed dry rosé is from vineyards in the heart of the magnificent Massif des Maures mountains in Provence. Farmed and made by the owners of Château Mont-Redon from Châteauneuf-du-Pape this wine benefits from the attention and know-how of generations of high quality winemaking.he Château Riotor rosé is elegant, with a pink-salmon color and scintillating reflections. The nose is intense, with white and yellow fruit aromas. The body is full and fresh. A complex and beautifully balanced wine with great length at the finish. There is no wonder why this Rosé has become so popular!

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