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Domaine Combe Blanche
The story of his life should read “teacher”. But the call of the sun and the desire for something different were stronger than the rest, and Guy Vanlancker left rainy Belgium as soon as he had his diploma to establish his destiny in a superb vineyard in La Livinière, the first appellation village in the Languedoc (1999). Twelve hectares are under production, including eight in the AOC Minervois La Livinière and Minervois. His cellar, which lies right at the heart of the village, is surrounded by thick walls from old fortifications. With his son Ambroise, who now works with him, Guy Vanlancker has embarked upon an organic certification process for the vineyard (label expected for 2021).
Calamiac Terroir Rosé
The plots of Grenache and Cinsault used in the blend of the estate's only rosé are surrounded by numerous small hills where pine, broom, boxwood, oak and honeysuckle grow. The two grape varieties are fermented at low temperature, then matured on lees for two months before being blended.
Pale salmon pink, perfect limpidity.
Medium nose with aromas of wild strawberries and raspberries.
Harmonious and fresh on the palate, with a nice fruity attack.
Salads and cold meats, Asian cuisine, grilled meats.
|Domain||Domaine Combe Blanche|
|Cuvée||Calamiac terroir Rosé|
|Dominant grape variety||Grenache|
|Blend||50% Cinsault - 50% Grenache|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Aging potential||3-4 years|