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Ch. La Tour de l'Evêque, Rosé - 2017

Item # 32481 750mL
$24.96/ Single Bottle
$299.52 $269.57/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

A great match with raw seafood or seafood salad, this rosé is lively on the palate, dry yet dense with red berried fruits and minerals on the finish.


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About the Producer

Provence, France The Sumeire Family, who has been the owner of Font-Freye (a part of which has recently been sold) since 1933, acquired this large estate in 1958 near Pierrefeu, in the Var. Formerly belonging to the clergy as the summer residence of the archbishops of Toulon, this property is peculiar in that it bears two names: Château La Tour de l’Evêque and Château La Tour Sainte Anne. Its...

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Grenache

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Provence

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