Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Chateau Coupe Roses

Name of producer.......Chateau Coupe Roses
Owners: Pascal et Francoise Frissant Le Calvez

Hectares under Vine: 45 hectares.

Appellation: Minervois AOC. Small parcels located at the top of the hills. A dry and relatively cold climate. the soils are stony over a clay, limestone base.

Grape varieties:
Red: Syrah, Grenache Noir, Carignan, Cinsault, Mourvedre and Lledoner Pelut
Whites: Marsanne, Roussanne, Viognier, Muscat Petit Grains and Grenache Blanc

Styles of wine produced: Very fruity, but with a strong structure and soft tannins. Well balanced.

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