Domaine des Tourelles Rose is an aromatic as well as summer rosé us of Lebanon. But the first thing that surprises the eyes is a bright orange. Indeed, really special and seductive. The rusty glow then also immediately leads the nose to a charming bouquet.
What does the Domaine des Tourelles Rose smell like?
Initially, scents of red fruits, oranges and strawberries embrace in the nose. In this case, the wine from Domaine des Tourelles deems to be also very refreshing. This is immediately followed by more nuances of gooseberries, cherries and currants. In this respect, a really impulsive wine!
How does the the Rose taste?
Now we come to the taste of this wine. Especially since this wine characterizes the palate with its pleasant acidity, lively freshness and versatile aromas. Accordingly, a successful but also challenging Lebanese rosé! Subsequently, the wine still flatters with nuances of cherries, grapefruit, lime and red berries. A crisp wine, which is perfectly made for barbecue.
About the Lebanese winery
Domaine des Tourelles has been in existence since 1868 and is one of the oldest in Lebanon! It was the French engineer François-Eugène Brun who planted the vineyard in the Bekaa valley in order to take advantage of the ideal weather conditions. Now the winery is managed and operated by Faouzi Issa. He was also the one who created this entry level line (Domaine des Tourelles white, rose and red) and planted about 40 hectares of vines.
About the cultivation and aging of this wine
Here again, the vineyards are located at an altitude of 1050 meters above sea level. The vines are irrigated by snowmelt and grow on clay and limestone soils. In addition, the mountain ranges protect the grapes from winds from the Mediterranean sea and the desert. Thus, a perfect microclimate! Otherwise, the grapes are hand-picked and enjoy short distances to the winery. There they are then fermented with indigenous yeast (vegan).