Provence has been making rosés since the Romans and it is this region, its birthplace, that the best and the real rosés are made.
Provence Rosés are always dry. Sweet Rosés have been traditionnally produced in the Loire valley.
Contrarily to some popular beliefs rosé is NOT a mix of red and white wines! It is made fromp red grapes and is therefore a red wine which has achieved the prowess of short macerations in order to keep its pale pink colour whilst retaining elegant and refined aromas.
Rosé wine making is technically quite difficult and it is only during the last two decades that the use of both pellicular macération and temperature-controlled fermentation have enabled us to offer pale rosés with fragrant aromas.
This well balanced and aromatic blend of cinsaut and grenache is typical of true Provence dry rosés.
Gold medal at the Paris Concours Général Agricole in 2013 for the 2012.
It is regularlly reviewed in...
This dry and aromatic rosé has a lovely balance between structure and flavour.It also has a velvety charming mouth, quite unusual for a dry rosé.
It is a blend of shiraz and grenache. Once picked it is...
A few of our plots are not classified as "appellation" plots for various reasons (geographical situation, geological conditions etc.)or are too young to benefit from this classification. This enables us...
Fontlade is a partner in an experimentation led by the WInes of Provence's Centre du Rosé.
We are experimenting with the use the primary wine's own must as a liqueur de tirage for its secondary fermentation....