Château Cavalier Marafiance 2017

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Château Cavalier Marafiance 2017

Provence
Côtes de Provence Pink | 12.5°

Ref : 479641

11.95 11, 95

Bottle 75 cL

i.e. 15.93 € / liter

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  • Keeping level 2020
  • Service temperature 11°
  • Grapes Syrah
    Cinsault
    Cabernet Sauvignon
    Sémillon
    Grenache
    Rolle

Our food and wine pairings

  • Charcuterie
  • Grilled Fish
  • Soft cheese

Our oenologists' opinion

Fruity and crisp

With its salmon dress, this wine offers a fairly open nose on a floral tip of hawthorns, then fruity with currants. On the palate, it has a good balance, freshness, on a nice fruity and fresh character. Finale on finesse.

Robe
Light salmon

Features

Body ? The body is the way a wine feels inside the mouth. Several factors, such as the alcohol content and the presence of tannins, contribute to the feel of the wine.

Freshness ? The freshness of a wine is defined by its level of acidity. Unlike rounded wines, fresh wines are easy to drink, and are more lively. Acidity plays a necessary part in a wine's structure.

Aging ? All wines do not have the same aging potential. Some are supposed to be consumed at a young age while others must be kept for longer periods of time.

Tannins ? Coming from stems, grape pips and their storage barrels, the tannin gives structure to red wines only.

Do you know ?

Château Cavalier stands at the heart of the Massif des Maures, and is named for the stream flowing through the property.

Domain and appellation

  • Château Cavalier

    Property of the Maison Castel since 2000, the Château Cavalier is located between the cities of Aix-en-Provence and Nice, in the Var region and produces high-quality rosé wines.
     
     

    • Terroir: Spread over 132 hectares, the vines evolve on sandy and limestone soils, made of sandstone and clay soils, helping the drainage. Each hectare has 5 500 plants.


     

    • Viticulture: The harvest are done overnight, at the freshest hours, in order to avoid oxidation.


     

    • Wine-making: The grape varieties Syrah, Rolle, Semillon and Cabernet Sauvignon rest in motionless thermo-regulated tanks during 15 to 18 days. The Grenache is subjected to a skin maceration during 4 to 8 hours. The fermentation lasts 4 to 8 hours in function of the grape variety, with a controlled temperature. The wine ages on complete dregs for 2 months, and then on thin dregs for one to two months.

     

  • Grapes Syrah, Cinsault, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sémillon, Grenache, Rolle
  • Grapes
    • Syrah : 26%
    • Cinsault : 5%
    • Cabernet Sauvignon : 5%
    • Sémillon : 4%
    • Grenache : 52%
    • Rolle : 8%

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