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La Rosee, Domaine Jean-Francois Merieau, Touraine, Loire Valley, France 2020

Loire, France

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Tasting Notes

Pale pink colour, with silvery tinge. This is the colour that is referred to as “œil de perdrix” or “partridge’s eye”. It is made with Pineau d’Aunis, an ancient local variety. Refreshing mouthful, supported by a round structure that will deliver white fruits flavours. The slightly spicy and white peppered finish is typical of this variety.

Food Matches

Fish tartare, Terrines & Light salads

Wine Profile

Wine Type Rose Wine

Vintage 2020

Style Light, Dry Rosés

Country France

Region Loire

Grower Name Domaine Montrose

Grape Variety Pineau d’Aunis

ABV 12.50%

Closure Natural Cork

Bottle Size 75cl

Allergens Sulphites

Method Vegan

SKU MERLAROSE(X12)20

Grower

Domaine Montrose

Domaine Montrose

The name Montrose refers to its geographic location on a volcano (Mont) and to the pink (Rose) flowered almond trees surrounding the vineyard. The Domaine was founded in 1701 when the owner's (Bernard Coste) ancestor received its coat of arms from King Louis XIV's counsellor. Since 1701 Montrose has remained family owned, today Bernard Coste is the 11th generation in… Read More

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Region

Loire

Loire

The Loire Valley is a well known wine producing region of Central France, defined by the river Loire which runs through it before emptying into the Atlantic Ocean. The region itself is so large and diverse that generalisations about terroir and soils are impossible, but the most well-known appellations include Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé, famed for their Sauvignon Blanc;… Read More

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