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Wine Region: Loire Valley - France
Grape: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Gamay | Organic, Biodynamic & Vegan.
Tasting notes: New born in la Roulerie! Planted on a clay hill side, this crisp and dry delicious Rose is a reflection of the commitment to organic practices at Roulerie. A great alternative to Provence Roses. Packed full of fresh red fruits, the strawberry, cherry and raspberry notes are balanced by a nice acidity. Perfect to pair with food or a spring-summer day.
About the winery: In 1996, Philippe Germain’s father, Bernard, bought Château de Fesles along with Château de la Guimoniere and Château de la Roulerie from pastry chef Gaston Lenotre. Lenotre had bought these wineries in a fit of enthusiasm in 1991 following the wonderful vintages of 1989 and 1990, which unfortunately were followed by the severely frosted 1991, and very mediocre 1992, 1993, and 1994. Making great sweet wines in the Loire is risky. Fesles and Guimoniere were sold off and Bernard kept Château de la Roulerie. In 2004, Philippe took full control and implemented winemaking at the Domaine, after renovation of all the buildings and installation of the equipment.
The domaine has a total of 42 hectares, 38 of them planted, divided between La Roulerie and Les Grandes Brosses, for a total of 17 parcels. The vines are planted at a dense 4500 plants per hectare on schistose soils, ideal for fine wine production. The vineyards are all on the slopes and oriented South-Southwest, critical for even ripening in this northerly vineyard.
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