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Rosé de Loire (France)

Rosé de Loire is a wine with a designation of origin produced in the Anjou, Saumur and Touraine areas in Loire.

Typical Flavors


Citrus
Lemon
Raspberry
Raspberry
Strawberry
Strawberry
Currant
Currant

Violets
Violets
Peach
Peach
Pepper
Pepper
Mineral
Minerals

Rosé de Loire is light and refreshing wine a spicy finish.

Citrus, Red Berries and Violets are typical aromas.

Notes of Tropical Fruit and White Pepper.

Profile

Rosé de Loire tend to be dry and fairly light:

SUGARDry
BODYLight Plus
FRUITMedium
ACIDITYMedium High
Serving temperature:
10-12°C (50-54°F)

Food Pairing


Quiche
Grilled
Vegetables
Tapas
Tapas
Charcuterie
Charcuterie
Ham
Ham

Seafood
Seafood
Fish
Fish
Paella
Paella
Spicy Asian
Spicy

Tacos
Taco
Hamburger
Spicy
Hamburger
Chicken
BBQ
Chicken
Pork
BBQ
Pork

Rosé de Loire has a well-balanced acidity, making it very versatile for food pairing.

It loves Tapas, Grilled Vegetables, Charcuterie, and Mediterranean Seafood.

It also loves BBQ and all types of Spicy Food.

Pairing Suggestions

Excellent Pairing:
Apetizers. Canapés. Tapenade.
Olive Oil Salads. Tuna Salad.
Anchovy. Garlic. Safran. Herbs.
Grilled or Steamed Vegetables.
Cold Cuts. Ham. Charcuterie.
Spicy Sausages. Herb Sausages.
French Seafood. Grilled Fish.
Grilled Tuna. Swordfish. Smoked Salmon.
Lobster. Crab. Octopus.
Paella. Fishcakes. Crab Cakes.
Umami. Sushi. Sashimi. Gravlax.
Spicy Asian. Thai. Mexican. Tacos.
Moroccan. Indian Curry.
Street Food. Hamburger. Pizza.
BBQ. Grilled Pork, Chicken, and Lamb.

Cheese:
Goat and Sheep Cheese.
Cheese Souffles.

French Specialities

Salad Niçoise.
Salad from Nice, with Tomatoes, Eggs, Olives, Tuna, and Olive Oil.

Quiche Lorraine.
Tart filled with Cheese, Meat, Bacon, and Vegetables.

Bouillabaisse.
Provençal fish stew with Fish, Herbs, and Spices.

Ratatouille.
Provençal stewed Vegetables.

About

The Rosé de Loire appellation extends across the Anjou and Touraine AOC areas.

The main grapes are Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grolleau (Noir and Gris), Pineau d’Aunis, Gamay, and Pinot Noir.

Loire Wine Region

Alcohol can be addictive. Drink in moderation.

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