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Sancerre: Christian Lauverjat Moulin des Vrilleres Rosé 2016


  • Bottle
  • £15.95
  • Case (6)
  • £95.70
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Tasting Notes

Beautiful pink salmon colour, with a floral nose. Dry and smooth, with notes of peach and wild berries. Best with salads and on its own.

Wine Info
Region Loire
Appellation Sancerre
Style Rosé
Producer Christian Lauverjat - Moulin des Vrilleres
Grapes 100% Pinot Noir
Pairing
Keeping Drink within 5 years of bottling.
Vinification

The wine is taken by the saignée method from their red wine tanks 12 to 14 hours after they are filled. It is then vinified similar to their Sancerre White, albeit at lower temperatures. It is then bottled in the Spring.

Bottle 75cl
Volume 12.5%
Producer
Christian Lauverjat
In Sury-en-Vaux, a little village near Sancerre, the 'big chief' (according to his wife Karine), Christian Lauverjat produces quality Sancerre wines year after year.

The Sancerre appellation produces mostly whites, but reds and rose wines made with Pinot Noir are also produced by this domaine.