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Chateau Ferry Lacombe Haedus Rose 2018 Details

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Chateau Ferry Lacombe Haedus Rose 2018

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Tasting Notes

Haedus 2018 Rose has a pale pink color with light peach reflections. The nose is elegant and fruity, revealing pretty aromas of yellow peach, necatarine and pineapple. Further aeration reveals notes of red fruits including strawberry and pomegranate. The fresh and unctuous palate is also very expressive, with hints of yellow peach and red fruits. This wine shows a very beautiful aromatic persistence with citrus notes in the finish, which gives it a very nice length.

Winemaker Notes

In an effort to limit the loss of color, the grapes are harvested before sunrise in order to transport them as cold as possible to the winery. They undergo systematic sorting and are vinified at temperatures between 14˚ C (57.2 ˚ F) and 18˚ C (64.4 ˚ F) in temperature controlled vats. Malolactic fermentation is blocked to preserve the wine’s natural acidity.

Pairings

This wine is ideal to serve by itself as an aperitif, but is also excellent with white meats or grilled fish, mixed salads, Paella or Thai Satays.

Other Notes

Haedus, which in Latin means “kid”, is a star in the northern constellation of Auriga.

Awards

2016: 'Best Buy' - Wine Enthusiast, June 2017
2015: 90 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Jul 2016
2015: 90 Pts - Vinous, June 2016

Wine Profile

Vintage 2018
Wine Style Rosé Wine
Varietal Rose
Varietal Composition 50% Grenache 20% Cinsault 20% Syrah 10% Vermentino
Appellation Cotes de Provence (AOP)

Acid 3.13 g/l
PH 3.4
Residual Sugar 1.3 g/l
Alcohol % 12.5%
Size 750 ml