Domaine Houchart Cotes de Provence Rosé

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Domaine Houchart, located at the foot of Mont St. Victoire near Aix en Provence, was founded by Aurelien Houchart in the 1850s. It is now owned by Aurelien’s great-granddaugther Genevieve. The domaine is in the heart of the Côtes de Provence appellation, and the soils are poor and well-drained, formed of limestone and clay sandstone. The grapes ripen later than in the rest of the Côtes de Provence appellation, which gives the wines a characteristic freshness. This rosé is a classic Provence style blend of Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Mourvedre. It has notes of ripe red fruit, peach and grapefruit.