Wine Garrus Rose AOC, 2007, 1.5 L
Wine-colored rose petals.
Perfectly balanced, luxurious wine - rich, creamy, enveloping, with long greasy aftertaste.
The wine has a juicy aroma of sweet cherry, peach, pear and spice.
The wine goes well with beans ragout with poultry or meat, chicken dishes with spices, scallops, thick vegetable soups, meat, duck, beef carpaccio.
Wine Garyu Rose is part of the line rose wines Chateau d'Esklan. We can say that all rosé wines of the castle even has its own hierarchy and genealogy. This family gorgeous pink wines consists of beautiful "child" Whispering Angel, excellent "mother" Esclans, good "grandmother" Les Clans and brilliant "grandmother" Garrus.
Garyu - is also the name of the vineyard with old vines Grenache (the average age of the vines - 80 years). Furthermore, since the owner of the domain name is a dog - Sacha Lichine, a lover of jazz and dogs.
The grapes for this wine comes at dawn and only with the help of small boxes - to avoid oxidation of berries. Thereafter, the grape is subjected to triple selection. Destemming and soft pressing the grapes is carried out at a temperature of 7-8 ° C. Alcoholic fermentation takes place over 10 months in oak barriques, some of which - new part - the biennial. Batonnazh carried out twice a week, and the temperature inside each barrel is controlled individually. The wine is produced in limited numbers - six barrels in one year.
Due to its creamy texture and luxurious minerality Garyu Rose gained cult status among the elite wines of the French Riviera.
D'Esklan Chateau is located in a beautiful area, twenty kilometers north-east of the ancient Roman city on the Mediterranean coast Freyus. The first mention of these lands belong to the time of the Gauls, then these places were used as sentinel points to protect the land from the raids.
Modern building Chateau built on the foundation of the oldest estates in the region, granted local nobleman Girard de Villeneuve back in 1201. De Villeneuve owned these lands for many centuries. Modern building constructed on the model of a Tuscan villa of the 19th century. From this point on the estate changed hands several times, and during the Second World War, he was captured by the Germans. The current owner of the Chateau, Sasha Lichine, rediscovering the tradition of winemaking on 267 acres of this extraordinary land.