"La Guinguette" Coteux du Loir Rouge

"La Guinguette" Coteux du Loir Rouge

Regular price $480.00 Sale

Producer: Domaine de la Roche Bleue

Type: Red

Vintage: 2017

Grape: Pineau d'Aunis, Gamay

Country: France

Appellation: Coteaux du Loir

Case Size: 12

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Sebastien Cornille's lovely "Guinguette" is made from a blend of 80% Pineau d’Aunis and 20% Gamay sourced from 30+-year-old vines in biodynamic farming. It undergoes semi-carbonic maceration for 20 days in tank before the Pineau d’Aunis is pressed off to be aged in neutral barrique and the Gamay in tank. The 2017 Guinguette is a superb "vin de soif" offering bright aromas of peppery raspberry, cranberry, tart cherry and violets. The palate shows light but sappy raspberry, plum and red currant fruit with hints of grapefruit, clove and wet stone. The finish is tart and refreshing. Serve this lovely wine slightly chilled with charcuterie, of course, grilled pork and lamb, fish and mild cow cheeses.