2020 Thibaud Boudignon Anjou Rose

Loire Valley, France

Bone dry with mineral complexity over red berries. Rose from a Loire Superstar.




About The Wine

Thibaud Boudignon hangs his hat on a handful of spine-tinglingly good Chenin Blanc from Savennieres that sell out worldwide in a heartbeat. Luckily, he also produces a nifty collection of wines from Anjou that are (fractionally) easier to lay our hands on.

This Rose is a blend of Loire favourites Cabernet Franc and Grolleau, the colour is a vibrant pink with flecks of sparkly orange. It's really quite lovely.

The wine is bone dry with strawberry fruit at the core made tangy by tangerine notes and complex by blossom and minerals. Boudignon's talent shines through, this is marvellous.

About Thibaud Boudignon

Thibaud Boudignon is a rising star of the Loire Valley.

Based in Savennieres, Thibaud's formative experiences with Philippe Charlopin in Gevrey Chambertin have clearly had a large influence over his personal winemaking style, with his incredible, textural, intense Chenin Blancs being compared to both Premier and Grand Cru Burgundy and his Cabernet Francs touted as some of the finest in the region.

He farms his two small plots on the south side of the Loire in the Anjou with an almost militant organic approach, believing that the key to great wine lies in the integrity and quality of one's fruit. This approach has seen his wines become some of the most sought-after in the region, the rush to snap up allocations is feverish world-wide.

Loire star Thibaud Boudignon
Loire star Thibaud Boudignon
Loire Valley, France
Additional Info

From The Importer

Substantially Cabernet Franc (80%), with some Grolleau (20%), from 25+ year-old vines, grown on shallow soils of grey schist, rhyolite and sand. Cool-fermented in stainless steel with native yeasts for 2-3 weeks, followed by maturation in tank for 4 to 6 months before bottling. Malolactic conversion is inhibited to produce a fresh, vibrant, yet textural rosé, with good length and intriguing mineral complexity.

Vibrant pink colour, this rose is made by direct pressing and vinified like a white wine to capture salinity and structure. No malo yet lovely texture and tension finishing dry.

Blend : Cabernet Franc (80%) and Grolleau (20%)
ABV : 12.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2026
Bottle Size : 750ml

Loire star Thibaud Boudignon
Loire star Thibaud Boudignon
Loire Valley, France

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