Le Loup Blanc Petit Chaperon Rose 2014 Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Floral notes on the nose with, roundness, ‘fat’ and minerality on the palate.It’s a structured and refined rosé with a great balance. Petit chaperon rosesuits slightly spicy dishes and light summer cooking. Also perfect foraperitif.
About the winemaker
Le Loup Blanc is located in Minervois, an area of the Languedoc-Roussillon region in France. Run by Nicolas Gaignon and his wife Carine – in partnership with their friend Alain Rochat and Carine’s brother, Laurent Farre – Le Loup Blanc; which they acquired in 2002; is an 18-hectare domain where vines grow on a lime-red clay soil. No less than 11 grape varieties are grown biodynamically. The red varieties are made up of Carignan Noir, Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Tempranillo, Alicante and Chenanson. The white ones comprise Grenache Gris, Grenache Blanc, Terret Bourret and Carignan Blanc. Le Loup Blanc has been certified organic since 2007.
|Viticulture and Winemaking|
Harvest by hand, IGP Aude, Suitable for vegans, The grapes are pressed immediately on arrival at the cellar to keeptheir finesse and freshness, The grapes come from four parcels on clay-lime soil located at 250 m of altitude, The wine spends six months ageing on the lees, Yield of 35 hl/ha