Winery: Gerard Boulay
Bottling: 2008 Sancerre Chavignol Rose (Pinot Noir)
Importer: Polaner Selections
Sub-Region: Loire Valley, Sancerre, Chavignol
Estimated Retail Price: $20
Purchase Details: Purchased at the K&L Wine Merchant in SOMA neighborhood of San Francisco for $19.99 plus tax.
Tasting Notes: In the glass, a light pink grapefruit hue. On the nose, fresh strawberries and raspberries. Upon first sip, lively grapefruit, strawberries, raspberries and even a little watermelon. Light in body, but substantial in impact of flavor, acid and mineral. Finishes dry and snappy. This is a great food pairing rose.