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Domaine Houchart Rosé 2019

Domaine Houchart Rosé 2019

  • Provence Rose
  • France, 750ml
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The colour is salmon, light pink rose. The aromas show fresh strawberries, cranberry and hints of white pepper. The palate is where the romance is. The texture is crisp almost crunchy, which brings out the fresh strawberry and red tree fruit characters. This wine is truly refreshes the palate… and soul.

  • Winery: Domaine Houchart
  • Varietal: Rosé - Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault, Grenache, Syrah
  • Region: Provence, France
  • Vintage: 2019
  • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Volume: 750ml
  • Closure: Cork

Food pairing: Light seafood; salads; light pastas & rice dishes; grilled chicken & fish with herbs

Owned by the Quiot family of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, this is one of a pair of wines produced from the region of Sainte-Victoire. A blend of Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Mourvèdre.

 

Domaine Houchart is today owned by Geneviève, the wife of Jérôme Quiot, having been originally acquired by her great-grandfather. During the period of the 1850's, Aurelien Houchart was an energetic proprietor and negociant in wine, and created one of the largest domaines in Provence. Amongst the friends of Aurelien Houchart was the famous painter Cezanne, who frequently came to visit. They both remembered their time at school together.

Subsequently his domaine was divided between the five children, with Hilaire Houchart, Geneviève Quiot's grandfather inheriting 123 acres of vines , the cellars and other agricultural buildings. In 2002 Jérôme Quiot bought the Domaine de Verlaque. This 74 acres Domaine was owned by the Houchart family from 1898 till 1941.

 

  • 88/100 Points - CellarTracker

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