The Plaisance Rosé is produced by winemaker Marc Penaveyre at Chateau Plaisance in the region of Gascony in South-West France. Ever since the 1870’s the Penavayre family have cultivated vines in the village of Vacquiers, the family’s activities were diverse: livestock-farming, orchards of fruit trees, along with vines for winemaking (for family-consumption). Marc’s father taught himself oenology. His wines were sold up till 1990 under the name ‘Domaine Louis Penavayre’ and with this label, he obtained some significant recognition of the quality of his wines, in 1971, Louis devoted the farm en rely on viticulture. From this date, viticulture and winemaking became a real passion in the Penavayre family.
A working vineyard closest to the soil without fertilizers or weedkillers, focusing on natural products, the harvest of very ripe grapes, very healthy, sorted, vinification and guided by the idea of “to speak the earth” in indigenous yeasts.
The Plaisance Rosé is a pinky and perky coral-hued rosé is a sheer joy, with a moreish, oral white-peppery quality that cries: Drink Me!