Côtes de Gascogne: Domaine Millet Rosé 2014

Domaine Millet's rosé is a refreshing, dry, coral pink wine, sensibly bottled under screwcap making it handy for picnics and parties.

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Côtes de Gascogne: Domaine Millet Rosé 2014

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Côtes de Gascogne: Domaine Millet Rosé 2014

The Domaine Millet rosé is made predominantly from the obscure Egiodola grape (which was new even
to Jancis Robinson!) and 20% Cabernet Franc. It has lovely crushed berry scents and flavours and a bright, fruity palate, making it every bit as commendable as its white Ugni Blanc / Colombard sibling.

La Famille Dèche

La Famille Dèche

The Dèche family, whose considerable vine holdings lie just above Eauze in the Midi-Pyrenées, have resided at Château de Millet for over five generations. Today they make a range of Côtes de Gascogne wines on their 50-hectare estate, as well as Floc de Gascogne and Armagnac. Until the late 1980s, the Dèche family were predominantly producers of Bas Armagnac but, as this market diminished, the forward-thinking Francis Dèche began to diversify, planting Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Chardonnay along with Ugni Blanc to make good, dry, still wines for immediate consumption.

  • Style: Rosé Wine, Dry (Sec), Medium-bodied
  • Region: MidiCotes de Gascogne
  • Producer: La Famille Dèche
  • Vintage: 2014
  • Grape variety (Cépage): Cabernet Franc, Egiodola
  • Wine pairing - drink with: Chinese Food
  • Cellarage: This dry rosé wine is designed to be drunk young.
  • Vinification: The Egiodola grapes, grown on alluvial soil, are picked at optimum ripeness and are completely de-stemmed prior to vinification in thermo-regulated stainless steel vats. The wine is then fined and filtered prior to spring bottling
  • Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 11.5%


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Côtes de Gascogne: Domaine Millet Rosé 2014
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We buy half a dozen every year; it's always an early to mid season favourite, when fresh.

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