Domaine de Jouan Sancerre Rosé

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DOMAINE JOUAN FRERE ET SOEUR SANCERRE ROSE

BOTTLING NOTES

DOMAINE JOUAN FRÈRE ET SOEUR WAS CREATED BY REGI JOUAN BUT IS NOW RUN BY HIS DAUGHTER AND SON-IN-LAW MARIA AND DAVID GIRARD WHO ALSO OWN THE DO MAINE DE CHAMPARLAN IN MENETOU-SALON. DOMAINE JOUAN IS A FAMILY ESTATE WITH 5HA OF VINES OF WHICH 4 ARE SANCERRE AND 1 IS MENETOU-SALON. THE SANCERRE COMES FROM SILEX SOILS, WHITE AND STONY AND THE MENETOU COMES ONLY FROM WHITE SOILS.

 

THIS ROSÉ IS MADE FROM DIRECT PRESSING OF THE PINOT NOIR GRAPES. THE GRAPES ARE PRESSED IN A PNEUMATIC PRESS. THE MUST IS LEFT TO SETTLE WHILST BEING CHILLED FOR 72 HOURS FOLLOWED BY FERMENTATION IN STAINLESS STEEL TANKS WITH TEMPERATURE CONTROL. THE WINE IS LEFT TO REST ON IT’S LEES FOR 4-9 MONTHS BEFORE BEING BOTTLED.


TASTING NOTE

 

A LIGHT, DELICATE ROSÉ WITH AROMAS OF FRESH STRAWBERRIES AND RASPBERRIES. LOVELY CRISP ACIDITY COMPLEMENTS THE FRUIT AND IT HAS A LONG FINISH SHOWING THE QUALITY OF THE PINOT NOIR FRUIT.


FOOD PAIRING

 

PAIR WITH ASIAN CUISINE, STIR FRIES, SALADS AND GRILLED FISH.

 

COUNTRY: FRANCE

REGION: LOIRE

APPELLATION: SANCERRE

WINE STYLE: ROSE SEC

GRAPE: PINOT NOIR

ALCOHOL: 13.5% VOL

SIZE: 75CL

RESIDUAL SUGAR: (G/L) <2 G

CLOSURE: CORK

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