Real estate developer and international film distributor Charles S. Cohen has announced first foray into wine market.
The tri-colour of wines from Provence region in France are claimed to be the long-time favourites of Michelin-starred French restaurants.
As per Nielson Company, Provence rosé is considered to be the leading pink wine in the US with a 65% market share.
Cohen is bringing two Côtes de Provence rosés, the Château de Chausse Rosé, priced at $29.99. This wine is produced from estate-grown Cinsault and Grenache grapes and secondly, the Chausse Rosé, a blend of Cinsault, Syrah, and Rolle at a price of $24.
Cohen will also be introducing four other wines to showcase the diversity of the estate’s vineyards. These will be launched under the Château de Chausse label and will include a white made from 100% Rolle – the Provençal name for Vermentino. This is priced at $28.
Secondly, a red Syrah/Cabernet Sauvignon blend, priced at $33. Thirdly, an ultra-premium barrel-aged white from Rolle called Diamant priced at $58, and fourthly, limited edition Syrah/Cabernet Sauvignon barrel-aged blend called Rubis priced at $112.
The wines have been imported by Solstars and are available in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut during this introductory phase.
The 135-acre estate of Château de Chausse's produces about 70,000 bottles of wine annually and the vineyards are claimed to be farmed sustainably. By next year, the farm will be certified organic, stated Charles Cohen.
One of Provence's consulting winemakers, Laurence Berlemont, produces the wines at Château de Chausse. Berlemont works with several clients in addition to Château de Chausse, including Château Miraval, Les Fontenilles, and La Commanderie de Peyrassol.
Image: Chateau de Chausse Wines to be introduced in the US. Photo: Courtesy of Marketwired.