Lidewij van Wilgen, a successful marketing executive in The Netherlands, started a new life in 2002 when she moved with her 3 young daughters to become a winemaker in the Languedoc. The vineyards were restored, the wine cellar renovated and the main house rebuilt. Now she is one of the ‘Leading Ladies of Languedoc’ and is highly regarded by Jancis Robinson and many other wine writers. Certified organic principles are applied to both viticulture and vinification, her naturally irrigated 14-hectare vineyard being a mix of clay, limestone, flint and fossilized oyster shells.
Terre Des Dames Rose Amphora 2021
The wine is a blend of 50% Mourvèdre, the vines were planted in 2005 with very low yields. Grenache 30% relatively young vines planted in 2011 and finally Syrah 20% – plot near a small stream in wild surroundings.
One of the rare rosé’s of the region made with such low yields (25 hl/ha) allowing an interesting complexity.
This is an honest, unadorned rosé for wine lovers. Direct pressing.
2021 vintage was very challenging, early budding in the spring followed by a late frost wiped out around 75% of Terre des Dames old Grenache Blanc vines meaning Lidewij had to get creative with the red and roses. The plan was to make a little more rose with experimentation in Amphora.
Already, we begin to perceive a very interesting minerality and expression of the fruit.
Production 2021 only 2,000 bottles.
- Reference #:
- 13.5 ABV
- Bottles per Case
- 6 bottles
- Grenache Blanc, Mourvedre (Mataro / Monastrell), Shiraz / Syrah
What do I pay for delivery?
Orders under £150 are charged an initial £9.95 incl. VAT.
Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isles of Scilly.
Orders under £190 are charged an initial £12.00 incl.
All stock bought from Bond will be charged at delivery cost as quoted by the bond. As this varies dependent on the location of the wines and ultimate destination this will be quoted to you at the point of billing for VAT and duty.
And can we change order.
Deliveries are normally between 09.00 and 17.00 Tuesday to Friday and a signature is required on receipt of delivery. (We do not ship on a Friday for Monday delivery unless specifically requested to do so).
A shipping confirmation email will be sent when your order has been processed and shipped. You will be sent a further email and/or text with a delivery time slot and a consignment number along with instructions on how to amend this if required.
If you are out a card is left, with an instruction to call the local depot to re-arrange delivery. Alternatively, you can inform us to “leave safe”, “leave with a neighbour”, “leave in garage” etc. and we will pass this information onto the courier. Please remember that, in accordance with our Terms & Conditions, alcohol will only be left with persons over 18 Years Old.
A shipping confirmation email will be sent when your order has been processed and shipped. You will be sent a text with a delivery time slot and a consignment number along with instructions on how to amend this if required.
We use Mailsafe packaging and double walled cardboard boxes for secure shipping of all bottles. Clear labelling marked FRAGILE is applied and all our despatches.
UK mainland deliveries are overnight from confirmation of despatch with the exception of the following postcodes where deliveries are made on a 2 to 5 day service from despatch :
IV 3 to 11, IV14 to 28, IV 40 & IV 51 to 54, IV 63. KW 1 to 3 & KW 5 to 14. PH 33 to 41