Château des Bormettes has been a family business since 1920, back when the area was known more for its mines than its wines. The mining of lead ore and zinc ended in 1929, but the estate dates back five centuries. The vineyard is a mere half mile from the Mediterranean Sea, and it yields Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Rolle (Vermentino), Mourvèdre and Carignan grape varieties, all sustainably grown.
L’Argentière 2019 is a Côtes de Provence wine made from Grenache, Cinsault and Rolle (Vermentino) grapes. It is aged on its lees in concrete tanks to give the wine a full, creamy mouthfeel. Alcohol hits 14.5% abv and the retail price settles in just under $20.
This wine's nose gives off minerals notes, aromas of red fruit and citrus. There is a floral hint, too. Red berries on the palate, with a nice acidity and creamy mouthfeel at the same time. This is a very fine rosé which will pair wonderfully with seafood or snacks.