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Touraine Noble Joué

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One of the original vin gris or “grey wines,” Touraine Noble-Joue is a blend of two red and one white grape. This distinctive combination gives the wine its fruitiness and finesse.

 

Vineyard

Location: This appellation is located between the Indre and Cher rivers, south of Tours.

Surface Area:

  • 28 hectares / 69 acres

Climate: Located in the center of the Loire, this appellation experiences both maritime/oceanic and continental climate influences.

 

Wine

Annual Production:

  • 1,700 hl / 44,909 gallons

Yield:

  • 55 hl/ha

Grape Varieties:

  • Red: Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier
  • White: Pinot Gris

 

Tasting Notes

  • Appearance: Pale pinkish grey.
  • Nose: Bright cherry and strawberry notes.
  • Flavors: Light-bodied with a mineral freshness enhanced by crisp fruit flavors

 

Food Pairings

  • Pair this delightful rosé with all manner of seafood: fresh oysters, steamed clams or soft shell crabs.
  • Niçoise Salad
  • Chicken Yakitori
 
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