Le Petit Bouchon Sans Sulfites Rosé 2020




100% natural Merlot rosé, free from sulphites and any other intervention.

From the Château Ferreyres vineyards, Merlot grapes are manually sorted before undergoing a two stage fermentation at different temperatures, followed by maturation on the lees at a low temperature for a further 8 weeks. Particular attention is paid to protecting to wine against oxygenation, eliminating the need for the addition of sulphur.

This presents beautifully, a pale powder pink with attractive notes of strawberry, cranberry and rose petals on the nose. Fresh and fruity from the off, there’s a burst of sweet berry fruit, quickly balanced by a crisp acidity and a fine minerally texture from the lees ageing, clean and round on the finish with more nuanced tropical fruit and floral notes.

  • Fruity, minerally, off-dry
  • 750ml
  • 12.5% Alcohol
  • Cork
  • Drink by 2024

Producer: Le Petit Bouchon

Le Petit Bouchon (the small cork) is a range of natural wines from Florian Bouchon, a young and dynamic winemaker tending the 42 hectare Château Ferreyres on the high plateau of the village of Le Puch in Entre-deux-Mers. The soil is clay-limestone with an unusually high proportion of flint, a feature that allows the heat of the sun to be returned at night to the vines, accelerating the ripening process of the grapes during summer.

Florian has produced three wines so far, a red, a white and a rosé, the red classified Bordeaux AOC, the white and rosé classified Vin de France as although the wines follow all the rules of Bordeaux they are quite different in style to traditional examples.

"I work meticulously to create wines of unique taste, of silky tannin. Above all, tasting them means to live a pleasant moment. Proudly attached to the value and history of my terroir, I have chosen methods that preserve the beauty and balance of the vineyard". Salut, Florian!

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