Chateau de Saint Martin is one of the most premium producers in the appellation of Provence. Its vineyards are overlooked by a large Chateau built in 1740. The original site was a priory of the monks of Lerins, with the old cellars underneath still intact and dating from the 12th century. The vineyards of Chateau de Saint Martin sit at an altitude of up to 130 metres, and lie at the junction of two distinct geological zones, offering an unique terroir. Classified as a "Cru Classe," Saint Martin produces some of the finest Provencal Rose in the world, as well as other reds and whites in smaller amounts.
One of only 23 cru classe properties in Provence. It’s classic Provence rose –pale, crisp, aromatic and dry. And as you know has always been run by women with the exception of one generation. Another Bassins direct import "discovery"
certified organic. Robert M. Parker, Jr. has described Vignelaure as “One of the showpiece properties not only of Provence, but of France.” Always one of our favorites. Blend of Grenache (40%), Cinsault (30%), Syrah (20%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (10%). Pale salmon color with silver hints. Intense nose of citrus fruits, grapefruit. The mouth is very well-balanced and crispy. Long finish with vine peach flavors.
CERTIFIED ORGANIC. This wonderful blend of 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah is a long time Bassins direct import and is by far our most requested Rose year in year out. Walter and Kate McKinlay run one of the most beautiful wineries on the planet, located high up in the hills of Seguret very close to Gigondas. With fresh strawberries, great freshness and great "drinkablity" you can just close your eyes and be transported to the South of France!
Attractively juicy and easy to enjoy, thanks to the generous red-berry, nectarine and citrus-peel character on the nicely balanced, medium-bodied palate. Crisp finish with a touch of tannin giving it drive. A blend dominated by grenache and syrah. From bi...