François Chidaine, Touraine Val de Loire Rosé 2012

Chidaine Rose 2012

50% Pinot Noir; 50% Grolleau.

A fullish salmon color.  A buddleia floral fragrance.  Piquant, slightly bitter, gently herbal: gooseberry skin, yellow beet and a musky rose daikon.  A stone cold minerality.  This one is actually dry; not picking up a trace of residual sugar.  For us, this is stylish and individual.  Easily our favorite Rosé of the season .. but consider the source, we eat our radish tops.

Chidaine Rose 2012 #1

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