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Sherry-Lehmann USD 42.95 1500ml

Charles Joguet Chinon Rose 2016

Winemaker's Notes:

"Bright orange-pink. Musky red berry, orange pith and floral scents show very good clarity and pick up a subtle herbal nuance as the wine opens up. Sappy, spicy and focused on entry, offering red currant and bitter cherry flavors that deepen and become sweeter with air. Chewy and nicely concentrated, delivering solid finishing thrust and lingering rose pastille and blood orange notes." (91 pts) -Vinous.com

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Charles Joguet:
Since it was founded by Charles Joguet in 1957, the domain has been seeking to highlight as best possible the Chinon terroirs (a combination of soil and microclimate), with a simple idea in mind: each wine is the expression of a particular terroir. One should not mask the nature of the various terroirs by blending their juices, but instead enhance them through separate vinification. In this way... Read more
Since it was founded by Charles Joguet in 1957, the domain has been seeking to highlight as best possible the Chinon terroirs (a combination of soil and microclimate), with a simple idea in mind: each wine is the expression of a particular terroir. One should not mask the nature of the various terroirs by blending their juices, but instead enhance them through separate vinification. In this way, one can also distinguish between vines of different ages. Why lose the freshness of a young vine by mixing it with the stronger tannins of an old vine? Read less

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"Bright orange-pink. Musky red berry, orange pith and floral scents show very good clarity and pick up a subtle herbal nuance as the wine opens up. Sappy, spicy and focused on entry, offering red currant and bitter cherry flavors that deepen and become sweeter with air. Chewy and nicely concentrated, delivering solid finishing thrust and lingering rose pastille and blood orange notes." (91 pts) -Vinous.com

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