La Patience - Nemausa Rosé
Varieties: 80% Grenache and 20% Syrah
Age of Vines: 21 yr. old Syrah, 40 yr. old Grenache
Pruning Method: Gobelet & Royat
Soil: Old terrace (sandstone)
Vinification: This rosé was racked by bleeding, this is done by opening the base of the vat while the wine is still light in color. The wine was made by incorporating traditional vinification without clusters, and aged in concrete vat with minimum sulfur.
Tasting Note: Rose peony color with a great aromatic of red-fruit richness. The Grenache offers freshness on the palate with persistant nectar on the nose, a crisp and fruity wine.
About the Winemaker:
This family estate located in the Costières de Nîmes takes its name from a wild, aromatic herb “La Patience” that can be found throughout the vineyard. After a decade of managing the winemaking at a local cooperative, Christophe Aguilar decided it was time to make his own wine. Today Christophe farms 60-hectares of vines, these were the same soil that his grandfather farmed fifty-years ago, with a deep respect and understanding of its terroir.