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Domaine Houchart Cotes de Provence Rose 2011

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A creamy and suave rosé, with rich flavors of ripe cherry, plum compote and spice that extend on the plush, minerally finish.

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Domaine Houchart:
Domaine Houchart is located at the foot of Mount St Victoire near Aix en Provence. This region is part of the new, higher level, appellation" Cotes de Provence, St Victoire". 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... Read more
Domaine Houchart is located at the foot of Mount St Victoire near Aix en Provence. This region is part of the new, higher level, appellation" Cotes de Provence, St Victoire". 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 domains in Provence. Amongst the friends of Aurelien Houchart was the famous painter Cezanne, who frequently came to visit. The 200 acre estate is planted with 10 traditional grape varieties on soils of red clay, sandstone, gravel and chalk and produces 55% Rose, 40 % Red and 5% White wines. Read less
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Member Reviews for Domaine Houchart Cotes de Provence Rose

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08/19/2012

Pale pink with a soft fresh nose. A very pleasant wine for Salmon or Snapper


External Reviews for Domaine Houchart Cotes de Provence Rose

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Source: eVintner Wines and Spirits
10/04/2012

Deep ruby color with aromas of cassis and red currant, good length in the mouth with notes of plum.


External Review
Source: eVintner Wines and Spirits
10/04/2012

One of the great expressions of Provence Rose. This wine is one of the most popular rose's in the USGreat as an aperitif. Also goes very well with salad, seafood and white meats! David Milligan Selections Website


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Source: eVintner Wines and Spirits
03/23/2013

One of the great expressions of Provence Rose and one of the most popular ross from thislegendary region. This blend of Grenache, Syrah, Mourvdre and Cabernet Sauvignongoes great with sushi, pizza and salads.



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Tasting Notes:

Orange pink in color and rich with strawberry and red fruit flavors. Lively and fresh with citrus, floral, and spice notes adding complexity on the palate, this rose is dry with good structure and a smooth finish.

A creamy and suave rosé, with rich flavors of ripe cherry, plum compote and spice that extend on the plush, minerally finish.

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