Rosé de Loire, Ch. Soucherie
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Rosé de Loire, Ch. Soucherie - 2021

Item # 13591 750mL
$18.96/ Single Bottle
$227.52 $204.77/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

Like a bowl of cherries with a touch of chalk mineral on the finish. Beautiful color and just delicious on the palate.


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Staff Pick Notes

With the light color this year, on sight you could almost mistake this for a Provenance Rosé but this a pure Loire Valley Rosé. Crisp clean and with a touch of vegetal greenery from the Cabernet Franc. Loire Valley has such diversity of style and grapes, but the one thing that ties the region together is that the majority of vineyards are small and family owned.

- JGM

About the Producer

Anjou, Loire Valley, France The Chateau Soucherie is an extraordinarily lovely place to visit; the house itself is a unique architectural gem that sits on a rise overlooking the vineyards that snake down towards the Layon River. This is an intensely green area, no matter the season and wonderful for distinctive Chenin Blanc. The verdant slopes of the Layon region seem to remain green year...

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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Loire

There’s a lot to remember when it comes to the Loire. Novices, take note: Cabernet Franc is a great alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon, Muscadet is unparalleled as a companion to shellfish, and Cour Cheverny is the best white wine appellation you’ve never heard of. As diverse as Loire wines are, one day soon you'll know your Melon de Bourgogne from your Romorantin.

Cabernet Franc

Relegated to moderate obscurity in modern times, Cabernet Franc is in fact the proud parent of the attention-hogging Cabernet Sauvignon (after an illicit affair with Sauvignon Blanc a hundred-odd years ago). Cabernet Franc has remained close to its roots in France, enjoying small pockets of popularity primarily in the Loire Valley (specifically in Chinon), where it is often bottled as a varietal...

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