" Un vin harmonieux, fin et fruité, avec une jolie persistance sur le fruit et le poivre blanc. "
Prestige du Président 2016 – Corse rosé
Prestige du Président rosé is elaborated from a night-time harvest, the skin of which is macerated to ensure freshness and finesse.
Its name – “President” evokes the cellar’s best wine, that was traditionally set aside for its president. As a result, its greatest wine has been transformed into a brand.
GRAPE VARIETY : 100 % Sciaccarellu.
VINIFICATION : Destemming, gentle skin maceration for 4 hours before pressing. Fermentation at low temperature between 14°C and 18°C for 3 weeks in order to keep the aromas.
PRICE TTC FROM FRANCE : 8,50 € (DISTRIBUTION IN THE UK : / )
TASTING NOTES : Pale pink coral color with blue tints, luminous.
Refined red berry aromas (wild strawberry), lemon, wild herbs (mint, thyme, aniseed) and white pepper.
Harmonious palate, achieving good balance between acidulated freshness and great maturity, refined and full-flavored, with nice fruit and white pepper on the finish.
FOOD PAIRING : at aperitif time, with prunes and bacon, sushi, prawns with fruit or a Thai sauce, grilled fish, fresh goat’s cheese, strawberry salad with mint.
Union de Vignerons de l’Île de Beauté
Since 1958, winemakers have been writing Corsica’s wines history at the heart of their historical vineyard. Located in eastern Corsica with more than 1 541 hectares of vineyards, Union de Vignerons de l’Île de Beauté, proud of its values and its commitment for quality, has become the most important supplier and exporter of Corsica wines.
“Brands as well as domains all reflect the island’s specificities. Born in the island, they are synonym of art of living, culture and tradition, reflecting our 60 year old know-how. Réserve du Président and Prestige du Président are our most successful brands“.