Easily one of the top estates in the Languedoc (if not southern France), Chateau Puech-Haut lies just outside the village of Saint-Drezery and is owned and run by Gerard Bru, with consulting help from Philippe Cambie. They produce a number of cuvees, with their entry level efforts representing superb values, and their top cuvees being able to stand toe to toe with the greatest wines in the world.”– Jeb Dunnuck
Hand harvested from biodynamically farmed 30-60 year old vines on clay, limestone, and gravel. Direct pressed and fermented in tank where it settles for 4 months.
While considerably less than 50% of the blend of the Prestige Rosé, Cinsaut makes its presence felt through the vivacious fruit and perfume of this wine. The remainder is Grenache – a fitting companion as both these grapes have a long history in the Languedoc and compliment each other quite well. The pale color comes from the gentle pressing of these grapes right after harvest rather than by maceration on the skins