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Domaines Ott Château Romassan Cœur de Grain Rosé Bandol 2015

Producer Information

Domaines Ott was founded in 1912 by Marcel Ott, an agricultural engineer from Alsace who dreamed of establishing a great wine estate near the Mediterranean. Today, the wineries are owned and managed by Champagne Louis Roederer and produce some of the world’s most prestigious wines, but particularly rosé wines, made at distinctively different estates in Bandol and Côtes de Provence appellations.

Vineyards

The soil is poor, composed of limestone, sandstone,and marine Upper Cretaceous marls. The sea air from the Bay of Bandol compensates for the terroir’s acidity and low rainfall.

Winemaking

The grapes are all hand picked and go through a stringent selective sorting, followed by an extremely delicate pressing process. Fermentation is done in thermo-regulated vats followed by ageing in oak casks for six to eight months

Tasting Note

Pale in colour with salmon inflections. The bouquet is complex, fresh and delicate with notes of citrus, peach and delicate florals. On the palate, this wine is exceptionally fresh and balanced. Expressive, with flavours of grapefruit zest and white peach.

Food Pairing

All Mediterranean cuisine. Roasted vegetables, cured meats, sushi, and gently spiced Asian dishes.

Serving Suggestion

Best served at 10°-12°C.

AOC Bandol
54% Mourvèdre
22% Cinsault
22% Grenache
2% Syrah

Natural Cork

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