Château du Brigue - Cotes du Provence Rosé 2015

Provence - France

Château du Brigue - Cotes du Provence Rosé 2015

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Grape TypeRosé
Vintage Year2015
Wine MakerChâteau du Brigue
BodyMedium
SweetnessDry
TanninLow Tannin
AcidityMedium
Literally tailor-made for the Australian summer, this is lip-smackingly good. Refreshing, dry and zesty, with a delicate nose of rose petals, raspberries and ginger.
This Provencal Rose wine is quite classic for the region - it’s crisp and dry, and perfect for a wide range of different foods. Rose wines like this one are great summer wines, they need to be drank alongside al fresco dinners under the sun. They work with many different dishes, but it’s best to avoid anything too heavy - keep it light, delicate and summery, and you’ll be just fine. We love this wine with picnic foods like Parma ham and chicken terrine, or grilled and barbequed fish.
FoodAntipasto
TastesFruity
SeasonsSummer
MoodsCelebratory

This wine's story

50% Grenache, 25% Cabernet, 25% Cinsault

What comes to your mind when you think of Provence? Sunny fields of purple lavender, Roman architecture crumbling into ancient riverbeds, rustic, aromatic cuisine, and of course, some of the best rosé wines in the world. The winery Chateau du Brigue is one which knows what it’s talking about when it comes to rosé - for over forty years now, the Brun family have been tending their vineyards and producing exquisite pink wines, which have picked up awards, accolades and general critical praise more or less consistently since they started. Today, Chateau du Brigue is run by the third generation of the Brun family, and brothers Jean-Michel, Christian, Olivier and Frederic are bringing this beautiful winery into the twenty-first century with their eyes on reaching a new, international audience of rosé lovers.

Chateau du Brigue is an expanding winery, and currently covers an impressive 120 hectares of prime Cotes du Provence vineyards. The region is ideal for viticulture - here, you have the blazing sunshine which makes the Cotes d’Azur such a haven for those looking to top up their tans among the beautiful people in Saint Tropez, as well as the cooling sea breezes which the Brun family know bring out the balance and acidity in their fine grapes. Gorgeous summery wines, from the spiritual home of rosé. What more could you ask for?

Food Pairing

This Provencal Rose wine is quite classic for the region - it’s crisp and dry, and perfect for a wide range of different foods. Rose wines like this one are great summer wines, they need to be drank alongside al fresco dinners under the sun. They work with many different dishes, but it’s best to avoid anything too heavy - keep it light, delicate and summery, and you’ll be just fine. We love this wine with picnic foods like Parma ham and chicken terrine, or grilled and barbequed fish.

Sommelier Notes

Provence is ground zero for dry, savoury rosé – the best examples in the world seem to come from here. At Chateau de Brigue, they have all the right ingredients – 20 year old vines, meaning intense fruit that they then harvest at night, to maintain acidity and avoid the warm summer days. Everything is then fermented only in stainless steel, again to preserve freshness and emphasise the juicy, citrus-tinged red berry flavours.
This is light and moreish – a perfect summer rosé – filled with light raspberry , cherry blossom and tangerine flavours, and finishes with tangy acidity and great crunch. Bring on the sunshine.