Philippe Girard Rosé
Domaine Philippe Girard - Sancerre
Rosé,Sancerre
100% Pinot Noir
history
Already at the time of the French Revolution in 1789, wine has been grown on the estate of Domaine Philippe Girard. Until the 1960s, however, the wine was consumed only by the family itself or allocated  to really good friends. This changed with Marius Girard. He began to bottle the wines, found customers and sold its Girard Sancerre with great success. The Domaine Philippe Girard is located in Verdigny, one of the most renowned wine village of Sancerre. Today's generation, owns 16 acres of Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. The siblings know each parcel in their vineyard.
Vineyard
Located along the banks of the River Loire, to the East of Bourges, the Sancerre vineyard stretches over 2,770 hectares. 3 different soils: mainly siliceous-clayey and also Clay and limestone. Vines: approx 25 years - Yield: 60Hl/Ha
Winemaking
Pneumatic pressing. After a must racking of 12 to 24 hours, the must is placed into a fermentation tank where it will ferment at a temperature of 65 °F. Ageing stainless steel vats.
Tasting notes
Very pale salmon color. Fruity and round, this Sancerre Rosé is also very elegant and mineral thanks to the siliceous soil.
Food pairing
Perfect with fish and particularly with salmon, as well as Summer dishes such as salads or barbecues.
Aging potential
2 years
Grape varieties
100% Pinot Noir
Press
Previous rating
201889 Wine Spectator
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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