Bastide de la Ciselette is an up and coming producer that makes incredible Provencal rose from the prestigious Bandol sub region. Winemaker Robert de Salvo has a long winemaking pedigree coming from generations of winemakers before him, in 2010 he struck out on his own to establish this impressive winery. Bandol is known for it's more intense and lively wines with impressive terroir. This is a pretty, delicate and perfumed rose, with fresh red fruit and lavender aromatics. Just delicious.
How's it taste?
Pale in colour with rosy reflections. The nose boasts an expressive bouquet with notes of tangy red fruits on a floral frame. The palate is both round and then chiseled, the wine expresses its floral notes interspersed with notes of strawberries. After a few minutes, we perceive notes of white flowers, very fine and complex acacia. Persistence in the mouth on exotic fruit.
How was it made?
Grape varieties: Grenache 45% Cinsault 31% Mourvèdre 24% Age of vines: 42 years old Terroir: Clay and limestone Vinification: Manual harvest. Arrived in the cellar, the grapes are worked at low temperature. Rapid pressing at low pressure then static settling for 36 hours. Alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperatures between 15 and 18 ° C for 15 days. Aging: 6 months in tank