Reviews and Contests : Médaille OR Concours Général Agricole de Paris 2012. Médaille de Bronze au Concours Chardonnay du Monde 2012.
Médaille d’Or Concours Chardonnay du Monde 2013. Médaille OR Concours Général Agricole de Paris 2015.
Capacity : 0,75 cl
Alcohol Degree : 13,5%.
Soils : Sols de cailloutis siliceux , l’ensoleillement tempéré par la proximité de la méditerranéenne et de l’Hérault. Ce terroir particulier permet d’élaborer des vins blanc pâle gardant toutes leur finesse et leur élégance avec toujours beaucoup de gras.
Winemaking : Egrappage macération pelliculaire à froid, pressurage pneumatique. Elevage sur lies. Fermentation basse température 16°C.
In 1938, a new cooperative is created, "The Bessan Rosé" is built near Distilleries du Midi, now known development center Ricard. The work was completed in 1939, despite the collapse of a wall due to a storm. The Rosé de Bessan is important for agricultural workers who, not having a special cellar, can not be a small property, but also for winemakers owners who, without sufficient cellar, do not have the opportunity to enlarge their vineyards. From the start, the cooperative cellar Rosé Bessan gathers 214 members for a capacity of 20 000 hectoliters. In 1940, its capacity is virtually doubled. In the early 1950s, the regulation of increasingly complex imposed on wine producers, pushing them to abandon their cellar to enter the cooperative Rosé de Bessan. In 1965, the latter with a capacity of 125 000 hectoliters, is one of the largest in the region. A few years later, the number of cooperative approach 800 of 830 winegrowers in the town. The installation of metal tanks, door cellar Rosé Bessan 200 000 hectoliters. The 134 600 hectoliters in 1974 are for the moment the maximum harvest produced by the cooperative. Following grub and change of varieties, the production of the wine cooperative has dropped significantly. At present, the wine cooperative "The Bessan rosé" brings together 115 members for a production of 30 000 hectoliters and total capacity of 148 500 hectoliters, following the recent demolition of 4 stainless steel tanks at 46 000 hectoliters.