Domaine Ott – Château Romassan Rosé 2020

£41.50

The distinguished elegance, fullness and character of this Provençal Rosé is the result of the meticulous care and attention that has been paid in both the vine tending and winemaking processes of this wine.

Country of Origin: France
Growing Region: Provence
Producer: Domaine Ott
Grape Varietal: Cinsault, Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah
Vintage: 2020

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Description

Domaine Ott Château Romassan Rosé has distinguished elegance, fullness and lovely taut character, all of which are the result of meticulous vine tending and winemaking. Each plot is worked in accordance with its intrinsic qualities but the vines all grow in typical Bandol terroirs: arid soil (limestone, sandstone and sandy marl) and exceptionally dry, sunny weather. These characteristics ensure that Mourvèdre, the major grape in this blend, fulfils its potential and provides solidity, structure and a great capacity for ageing. It is complemented by the full-bodied texture of Grenache, the softness of Cinsault and, for its small contribution, the fruity roundness of Syrah.

Its pale, ethereal pink colour tinted with gold or orange, releases a bouquet of citrus fruits and white orchard flowers. On the palate, the immediate effect is lively and bright, revealing notes of pink grapefruit, fleshy fruit and, once the wine has had a chance to breathe, hints of fruit tart. The finish is complex and lasting.

Domaine Ott was founded in 1912 by Marcel Ott, an agricultural engineer from Alsace who dreamed of establishing a great wine estate near the Mediterranean. He moved to Cavalaire in 1896 and founded Château de Selle in 1912, followed by Clos Mireille in 1935 and then Château Romassan in 1956.  These wines are made at the distinctively different estates in the Bandol and Côtes de Provence appellations. Domaine Ott was managed by Marcel’s descendants until 2004 when the Estates were purchased by Champagne Louis Roederer to add to their impressive portfolio of iconic Domaine. Several of the Ott family members remain involved in production.

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13.5%

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750

Vintage

2020

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