Cabernet Franc Rosé Ensédune 2021
At the edge of the Mediterranean sea, the Oppidum Romain d’Ensérune dominates the terroir of the Ensédune wines.
This terroir has the particularity of being the warmest and dryest climates of France. It is located in South of France at the west Béziers City.
Proud of a thousand-year-old tradition, the Ensérune winegrowers were keen to develop their vineyards by acclimatising grape varieties from various horizons.
Created by teamwork, the Ensédune range is the product of generations of collaboration by winegrowers and presents unusual grape varieties for single varietal wines.
With Ensédune, discover the essence of Languedoc !
Grape Variety: 100 % Cabernet Franc. First, an old Bordeaux grape variety transplanted to the Loire. Indeed, with a lower tannin content than Cabernet-Sauvignon, its wines are more fragrant but not as deeply coloured.
It is grown near the village of Puisserguier. It loves deep alluvial soils alongside rivers and enjoys growing in damp conditions like all Cabernets.
Tasting notes: At first, Cabernet Franc Rosé Ensédune 2021 made by direct pressing, with complex aromas (peppermint, redcurrant and violet). Then, highly concentrated on the palate. At last you will enjoy grilled red pepper notes and a lingering finish.
Food Pairing Suggestions: More importantly, a perfect match with mediterranean cuisine and summer dishes. Serve chilled at 10 °C.
Serve chilled at 8 °C to 10 °C.
Cabernet Franc Grape Variety
First, Cabernet Franc is the lighter, laid-back, hippy father of the yuppie Cabernet Sauvignon. Its bright in personality, and soft in its embrace.” – Ashlee McRae
Indeed, Cabernet Franc likely originated in Basque country – where Northern Spain and Southwestern France meet along the coast of the Bay of Biscay. It settled into the romantic Bordeaux region of France in the 17th century, where it met its perfect match, Sauvignon Blanc.