Château Thuerry - Les Abeillons - Rosé
"Les Abeillons" is made from 70% Grenache- and 30% Cinsault grapes. The grape are macerated for 10-28 hours after harvest, the temperature is controlled to a maximum of 16 °. The finalized wine matures on its lees for 4 months before the wine is bottled.
- Country : France
- Region : Provence
- Grape variety : Grenache, Cinsault
- Classification : AOP Côtes-de-Provence
- Color : Rosé
- Vintage : 2016
- Alcohol degree : 13.5%
- Storage potential : 2 years
- Volume : 75 cl
Presentation of the vineyard
Thuerry Chateau is located in the inner parts of the Var department in the village of Villecroze. The vineyard represent 300 hectars of land in the middle of the Provençal forest. Jean-Louis Croquet, former head of the market study and opinion firm Sofres, bought the vineyard 1997. The vineyard is regularly visited by Francis Ford Coppola who besides the filmmaking is also wine grower in California. Everything is explainable; Jean-Louis' son, Thomas Mars is namely married to Sofia Coppola, Francis Ford's daughter.
A light salmon pink color with silvery shades. A discreet nose that evolves in the glass to intense aromas of ripe fruit. A rich, round and slightly fleshy palate that, after all, contributes with great freshness. To pair with Mediterranean dishes with garlic.