SANCERRE Rose – Domaine des Clairneaux – 2017

With its pale rose colour, this dry but very fruity wine will surprise you with its fineness and freshness. It shows aromas of white currant, apricot, and vine peach.

On the palate the wine shows both the suppleness and refreshing acidity of the Pinot Noir.

Freshness, suppleness and complexity…

Serving tips

 

Serve it between 8 and 10 °C.

Drink it now or wait 2-3 years.

food pairing

 

The wines are a perfect match for Indian dishes, and fruit-based desserts. Enjoy it as an aperitif, pair it with grilled fish, seafood, spicy dishes or simply enjoy with friends…

AOP Sancerre Rosé

Centre Val de Loire

Domaine des Clairneaux

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VINTAGE

2017 is the latest in a succession of early harvests. As winter drew to a close with temperatures worthy of late spring, nature
snowballed ahead. The vines continued to reach each milestone early, right up until harvest – despite very variable conditions which changed month by month and area by area. In short – Centre-Loire’s 2017 wines are made for enjoyment.

TERROIR

Our Sancerre Rosé vines are planted on the soils of Sainte Gemme, a small village located in the heart of the Centre-Loire area. This soils  is composed by 100% Clay and Limestone soil This deep and typical Pinot-noir “terroir” provides wide complexity and quality to our wine.

WINEMAKING

As soon as they arrive in the winery, the harvested grapes are delicately pressed and the juice obtained is allowed to settle for around 36 hours. The alcoholic fermentation starts naturally at a controlled of the temperature (15-18°C).

SITUATION

Along the Loire River in east of Bourges, the vineyards extend over 2,926 ha in 14 communes.

 

VARIETALS

Pinot noir : 100%

ageING

The wine is then matured for a few months on its fine lees until the bottling is carried out in the spring.

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