Our hunt for specific plots that would deliver the best grapes with the right balance and flavour profile
led us to the south of the Côtes du Rhône where we found ripeness and aroma to balance the freshness
found in plots from northern villages of the Southern Rhône valley. As with previous vintages, Les
Cerisiers is again made in the same way as the best rosés of Provence, uses the ‘rosé de presse’
method as soon as the grapes are picked. This very gentle pressing extracts as much aroma and flavour
as possible with the least amount of tannins. The wine is both pressed and vinified at cool
temperatures (of no more than 16Intent ) in stainless steel vats to preserve these delicate aroma,
flavours and colour.
An elegant, truly gastronomic rosé from our home in the Rhône. A classic salmon pink rosé with
delicate perfumed aromas of rosehip syrup, wild berry blossoms and cherries on the nose. Full
flavoured, ripe and beautifully balanced with acidity, there’s elegant, textured, berry fruit on the palate
with a twist of raspberry freshness to lift the finish. Deliciously balanced and moreish.
As with rosé from neighbouring Provence, Les Cerisiers should not be seen only as a delicious apéritif
but a match for light dishes - a simple charcuterie plate or grilled salmon and prawns. It also pairs well
with more complex dishes; Bouillabaisse, the classic southern French fish stew, or even Red Thai
Chicken Curry, a spicy bean tagine or a mushroom and aubergine lasagne.