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Gerard Bertrand Cote des Roses 2019

Gerard Bertrand Cote des Roses 2019

  • Provence Rose
  • France, 750ml
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Soft, pale, brilliant pink and delicate this stunning rose from Gerard Bertrand is bursting with flavours of summer fruits with touches of black and redcurrants. The finish is stylish, fresh and floral. Simply delicious.

  • Winery: Gerard Bertrand
  • Varietal: Rose, Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah
  • Region: Languedoc, France
  • Vintage: 2019
  • Alcohol: 13%
  • Volume: 750ml
  • Closure: Glass stopper
  • Food match: Seafood, chicken.

Cote des Roses celebrates the Mediterranean lifestyle. The Languedoc appellation stretches along the Mediterranean coast from the Spanish border as far as the city of Nimes, along the foothills of the Montagne Noire and the Cevennes. The soils are highly varied, mainly with hard limestone and schist, but also gravel transported by the rivers of the Languedoc region. The warm, windy climate (“semi-arid Mediterranean climate with mild winters) helps the grapes to ripen in good, healthy condition, while retaining all their fresher qualities thanks to the altitude and the influence of the sea which eases the scorching summer heat. The bottle is original with its base in the shape of a rose, created by a young designer from the Ecole Boulle. A wine to be given in the same way you would offer a bunch of roses!

Wine Enthusiast named his winery Europe’s best in 2011, but Gerard Bertrand began as a rugby player for France and Narbonne. It wasn’t until the early death of his father that he returned to take the reigns of the family operation, Domaine de Villemajou in Boutenac, Corbieres. He soon identified the potential of the Languedoc-Roussillon to produce rich yet bright, modern wines suited to world market trends and from there began acquiring labels and properties across the region. Balancing an organic and increasingly biodynamic viticulture with an evangelical zeal for exporting his Mediterranean ‘Art de Vivre’, Gerard Bertrand has quickly become one of the most important champions of that which epitomises Southern French wine of today: superb quality in quantity.

  • 91 Points - John Caro

Previous vintage - 2017:

  • 17/20 Jancis Robinson
  • 90/100 & Wine of the Week (2018) Wine Spectator, Gillian Sciaretta

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