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Sancerre Rosé La Noue

Claude Riffault

Sancerre Rosé La Noue Bottle
Appellation
Sancerre
Variety
Pinot Noir
Age of Vines
10–60
Farming
Certified organic and biodynamic (ECOCERT & BIODYVIN)
Soil
Kimmeridgian limestone (Terre Blanches)
Altitude
250 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, a combination of saignée and direct press wine, natural yeast fermentation in tank
Aging
Aged 4 months in tank

Overview

La Noue is a 2.5 hectare plot of Pinot Noir on clay limestone and marl. Divided into seven plots and ranging in age from 10 to 60 years old it is the source for both the Noue Rosé and Rouge. The rosé is a combination of juice bled off the Sancerre Rouge after a 6-12 hour maceration combined with direct press Pinot Noir.

Ratings & Reviews

90

2013 Sancerre Rosé La Noue

Source: WA

Loire, France
  • Location
    Loire, France
  • Appellation
    Sancerre
  • Proprietor
    Claude Riffault
  • Winemaker
    Stéphane Riffault
  • Size / Elevation
    13.5 hectares / 230-300 meters
  • Portfolio
    Jon-David Headrick Selections

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