2019 Domaine Houillon Tourmaline Rose

With its dazzling ruby colour and wild herbal red fruit, this complex, tiny production rosé has both style and structure.

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No soft southern quaffing rosé, the Houillons’ Tourmaline is a pink wine with intent.

Maybe owing to a tiny, semi-precious production, it’s named for the Tourmaline gemstone, revered for its stunning breadth of shimmering colours. From 100% Grenache, there’s a finesse and elegance to this wild red fruit threaded with herbal, smokey touches.

With some structure behind it, owing to low yields and 11 months in old oak, it’s an intriguing, complex bottling well worth seeking out.

A structured 100% Grenache rosé with capacity to age.

Made using the more quality focused direct press method which more closely follows red wine making, this is an extremely limited 900 bottle production.

Although fine and elegant in its succulent dark red fruit, there's enough structure and frame that will reward 2-5 years of ageing with further complexity.

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