Minervois Rosé, La Tour Boisée
Organic

Minervois Rosé, La Tour Boisée - 2018

Item # 23088 750mL
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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

Based on the Grenache grape but quite a contradiction for those who are expecting a big, bulky rosé. This is the opposite and boasts first a delicate pink hue alongside delicate strawberries. Wonderful with seafood and light meats.


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About the Producer

Jean-Louis and Marie-Claude Poudou Minervois, Languedoc-Roussillon, France La Tour Boisée is a family domaine that was established in 1826. The estate is named for a 12th-century wooden tower, a part of the village’s medieval fortifications; its remnants can be seen in the garden of the estate. Every successive generation since the 19th century has remained extraordinarily attached to their...

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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Grenache

The Grenache grape (a.k.a. Grenache Noir) produces relatively pale, fruity red wines that often stop just short of sweetness. Grenache is familiar to most wine drinkers as an ingredient in the blends of the Rhône and Languedoc-Roussillon, where it can add charm to varieties that are a little rougher around the edges. The distinguished Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Gigondas appellations are both...

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Syrah

We'd like to clear this up once and for all: the Shiraz grape is genetically identical to Syrah. Australian winemakers put "Shiraz" on the map (and, many would argue, vice versa), and the term is now used throughout much of the New World. Let it never be said, however, that Shiraz and Syrah are the same thing: the region in which the grape is grown determines much about the flavor of the wine it...

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