Côtes de Provence, Provence, France

A Provençal Rosé blend from the sunny hills of the Château de Saint-Martin – one of the 18 Grands Crus Classés in Provence.

Colette was created by three young entrepreneurs who make up La Belle Collection, in partnership with the prestigious Château Saint-Martin, one of the 18 classified crus of Provence. Château Saint-Martin has been a family vineyard for seven generations. The chateau is located in the small Provençal commune of Taradeau in the heart of the Var, 25 minutes from Saint-Tropez. This village is renowned for its ancient vineyards that can trace their history to the first century BC.

La Belle Colette pays homage to the seven generations of passionate women who have combined their love of the land of Taradeau and proudly takes its name in memory of Colette, the sparkling Provençal writer. The wine’s bright fruity style is said to emulate Colette, a young woman who is happy and full of life, who enjoys exploring the Provençal landscapes by bicycle as depicted on the label.

 

The Rosé Colette is as astonishing and jubilant with several different facets of a woman. Produced from six different grape varieties: syrah, carignan, cinsault, grenache, cabernet and tibouren, this rosé wine invites us to plunge into its mysteries, its delicate floral and gourmet nose offers intoxicating fragrances of raspberry and strawberry. Wait, is there a hint of warm summer breezes and walks or bike rides walks through the lavender?

The palate is round and fresh, tasting of summer’s red fruits—strawberry, raspberry, hints of apple, pepper and caramel flavors. At once it’s thirst quenching and the velvety structure combines the fragrant flavors Provence in the fresh and delicate finish.

The Rosé Colette 2015 is perfect as an aperitif on bright sunny days accompanied by colorful dishes of beautiful Provence. This wine will become a real summer favorite.  A lively Rosé of character, ideal to accompany summer foods barbecues and beautify summer garden parties!

From the sun is born the nectar, from the hills of Provence is born the aroma: a perfect alchemy of feminine and fragrant essences to sparkle the summer evenings!

Specifications:
•    Designation 
Colette
•    Style 
Rosé
•    Appellation 
Côtes de Provence, Provence, France
•    Winery 
La Belle Collection
Varietals: Classic blend of grapes of the Château de Saint-Martin,
◦    57% Syrah
◦    25% Carignan
◦    9% Cinsault
◦    7% Grenache
◦    2% Tibouren
•    Alcohol % : 12.5
Tasting advice :
•    Drink or keep : 2016 – 2017
•    Delicious with : With appetizers
•    Serve with : 10 – 11°C