ISLE SAINT PIERRE ROSE .750L MEDITERRANEE FRANCE
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Isle Saint-Pierre is a small island in the middle of the Rhône river, located 25km south of Arles and 15km away from the Mediterranean in the heart of the Camargue region.
In 1927, Parisian wine merchant Pierre Chassaing founded Domaine Isle Saint-Pierre and devoted himself to cultivating vines and raising sheep. A few vines remains from that time, together with a flock of 200 sheep that provides the manure needed to nourish the vines. The proximity to the water means that the island enjoys a coastal climate (with a cooling influence from the nearby bodies of water) and deep, well draining sedimentary soils comprised of sand and silt.
The main varieties are 40% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc, 20% blend of Arinarnoa (a cross between merlot and petit verdot), Petit Verdot and Tannat.
Today, third generation vigneron Julien Henry farms organically with careful attention paid to the leaf system of the vine.