The Matton family acquired this estate in 1936. The property is located on the St-Tropez peninsula, and planted to a mass selection of grenache that dates back to the late 1960s. This wine, made only from that plant material, grows in the vineyard surrounding the château. And a wine it is, before it’s a rosé, layering a lime-zesty edge with concentration in its grapefruit flavor. As it lasts, its profile deepens to a Rainier-cherry juiciness. Tasting it at the end of April in New York, it had me looking forward to summer fun. Elegant and powerful, but not pushy.
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