Touraine Brut Rosé "Baron Tufier"

Story

Location
Situated to the east of Tours, between the Loir and Cher rivers, the Touraine vineyards stretch across the hillsides overlooking the Loire.
Terroir
The vines are located on clay-limestone soils; and in the valleys, on gravel and sand soils.
Vinification
Gentle pneumatic pressing. Settling then controlled fermentation at low temperature (18°C). Elaboration according to the Traditional Method with a second fermentation in the bottle while keeping the carbon dioxide pressure below 3 bars allowing a nice sparkle.
Ageing
Minimum 12 months of storage on laths before disgorging.
Varietals
Cabernet franc : 100%

Advice

Serving
To be enjoyed chilled (8-10°C).
Tasting notes
Pretty pink colour with brilliant reflections. Fine, persistent bubbles. Freshness and finesse: fine and nervous nose with aromas of fresh red fruits. Lively attack, with a beautiful aromatic intensity. Well-balanced palate, enhanced by a fresh, subtle finish.
Food and wine pairings
To be enjoyed as an aperitif, as a dessert (tuna and tomato cake, fromage blanc - red fruit - honey - dried fruit, red fruit sorbet, chocolate tart) and as an accompaniment to any moment of pleasure.