A very pale pink in colour, but backed up with ripe fruit and a lovely fresh finish. Vineyards on the fragrant garrigue near Pezenas are partly established on red soils covered by pebbles, which store and release the heat of the Languedoc sun overnight. 50% cinsault, 50% syrah.
Elizabeth Gabay MW picks her Top 20 IGP Pays d’Oc Rosés
“Rosés from IGP Pays d’Oc must now be regarded as a serious contender in the southern French rosé sector, as the price of Provence rosé wines increases and as demand outstrips supply, so canny buyers should be looking to the Southern French wine region of IGP Pays d’Oc, for value, variety and quality” writes Elizabeth Gabay MW.
Domaine des Lauriers’ Cuvée Paredeaux – Ripe, creamy white fruit and hazelnuts, finishing with a dry, stony structure