Burgundian rosé again .. and the 2018 is even better than the 2017 (surprisingly). The Arnaud et Sofie estate – started by Arnaud Sirugue and his wife Sofie Noëllat – has produced a delightful rosé. It’s a forward and quite expressive wine – generous on the nose yet well structured on the palate – a passetoutgrain rosé, but only pinot grapes in this cuvée. It is slightly more expressive and vivacious than the 2017 – yet on the palate it’s dry and has plenty of grip to support the summer food. The 2018 sweetness on the nose is just suitable to give the wine a attractive note. A winehog award is justified again in the 2018 vintage.
(Drink from 2019) – Good+ – (87 – 88p) – Tasted 15/08/2019
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