Grandes cuvées

Goethe said that daring (audace in French) has genius power and magic. We created this high rose vintage Audace.
For reminding the deers crossing our vineyard following their proud instrict, we chose to wok our terroir "with insctint" for evey vintage.
Marlise a wine created for paying tribute to our grandparents Marcel & Elise. Is a testimony of or know how and our Provençal way of life.

Audace Rosé

This high-level vintage, AUDACE, pure expression of the Château Pas du Cerf Terroir, belongs to the limited family of rose Provence wines the most sought after. Between maritime flavors and great cork oak trees forests, this AUDACE vintage makes the difference with its exceptional minerality as well as with its pure color, which make it a real very unusual wine.

Cépage

Mourvèdre 50%, Grenache 50 %.

Vinification

Night harvest at low temperature, a cold skin maceration during 12 hours and then direct pressing. Drop pressed juice selection. Static settling of the juices. Vinification at low temperature during 10 days. Aging in inox tank and then 2 months in oak barrels. Direct pressing and alcoholic fermentation at low temperature.

Note de dégustation

COLOR: Pale pink color with golden salmon tints.

NOSE: Very nice aromatic complexity with exotic fruits flavors like passion fruit, mango, a little melon, and then a slight hint of vanilla and orange blossom. The intense nose underlined the power and delicacy of that wine. A mineral touch reveals the Terroir influence.
MOUTH: The roundness underlines this powerful and charming wine. The nice and fresh acidity gives to this wine elegancy. It develops delightful charming exotic fruits aromas that make you travel. Greedy, complex and delicate, very well balanced, a high-level category wine.

Harmonie mets et vins

This gastronomic rose matches very well with delicate Mediterranean dishes like an urchin “brouillade”, a bouillabaisse, a roasted devilfish with herbs or veal chops with a spicy tropical salsa dressing. Test also with a fillet of sole served with a slice of foie gras.

Temperature: 9 to 10°C
Can age till 2 years.
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Audace Rosé

Instint Blanc

This high wine vintage INSTINCT is remarkable for its nice balance between fatness and minerality. Its pale crystalline lemon color with gold tints and nice and delicate exotic fruits flavors place this wine among the top-quality wines following the tradition of excellence in Château Pas du Cerf.

Cépage

Rolle (Vermentino) 85%, Clairette 15%

Vinification

Night harvest at low temperature, a cold skin maceration during 12 hours and then direct pressing. Drop pressed juice selection. Static settling of the juices. Vinification at low temperature during 20 days. Aging in inox tank and then 2 months in oak barrels.

Note de dégustation

COLOR: A bright white with tints from Provence sun.

NOSE: Beautiful aromatic intensity. Aromas of melon, pineapple and some fine appearances of almonds. A little bit behind, we have this menthol side with garrigue and freshness. Rich, complex and fine.
MOUTH: An authentic sensual experience thanks to a strong length in mouth, persistent aromas and minerality. Generous and harmonious wine with a beautiful elegance.

Harmonie mets et vins

This long aged white matches very well with a stuffed capon, a wild bass roasted in salt, a veal cutlet with chanterelle mushrooms, a fillet mignon with apricot, or a St Nectaire cheese.

Temperature: 8 to 10°C

Has to be decanted 2 hours before drinking.
Can age 3 to 5 years.

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Instint Blanc

Marlise Rouge

Marlise is a meridional and heady vintage, with a pepper and mineral personality with stewed fruits flavors. This exceptional vintage, already known by our privileged clients who make it discover, is a concentrate and mix of our know how, maritime influences and our exceptional Terroir.

Cépage

Syrah 75%, Mourvèdre 15%, Grenache 10 %.

Vinification

Harvest by hand with fine grape selection. Aging in new oak barrel during 12 months.

Note de dégustation

COLOR: Dark garnet color with crimson tints.

NOSE: An explosion of aromas ! Very rich and elegant. romas of dried apricot, blackcurrant and blackberries with a few crushed cherries. Some notes of cumin spices, a little of vanilla and pepper, and also a little leather side and slight smoky traces.
MOUTH: Round and corpulent wine with a beautiful persistence. Despite this powerfull wine, we still have freshness in this wine. Great generosity with a magnificient balance.

Harmonie mets et vins

This high level Marlise wine matches wonderfully with game and long cooked dishes like a saddle deer with blueberries or with a jugged hare.

Temperature: 16 to 18°C
Has to be decanted 2 hours before drinking.
Can age for 10 to 15 years.

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Marlise Rouge
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