Classification of Wine Appellation:
Quarante Herault, Languedoc Roussillon South of France
Varietal: 100% Grenache Vintage: 2017
Vineyard Designation: Soil: Clay Limestone soils on slopes of the Entre-Deux Mers Vineyard age: 15 to 30 years Yield: 250 hectares ABV: 12% Acidity: 3.2g/L PH: 3.4 Residual Sugar: 0 mg/l Sulfites: 80 mg/l Winemakers: Vincent Lataste Winemaking The commune of Quarante has an average altitude of 100 meters, with a warm climate. Average number of hours of sunshine per year is 2620 hours, average daytime summer temperatures of 25-30 C and 8-10 C in winter months. Hillsides, semi-calcareous and clay-limestone slopes, vines implanted on stony terraces. The Grenache matures to a beautiful full ripeness in this warm Mediterranean climate. Soft pressing and controlled temperature, short skin length during maceration and continued temperature control maintains the fresh, berries essence of the Grenache.
LATASTE vigneron Grenache Rose 2017 is concentrated and rich, with strawberries on the nose and with true Grenache fruit and spice flavors. It's silky and floral, well integrated and lush. Mineral notes balance the tangy berry flavors, making the suitable favors endure on the back palate. Soft pale color with salmon hints. Perfect as an aperitif, paired with fresh salads, fish, chicken, grilled vegetables, quiche.