Exile Rosé PetNat 2021
Loire Valley, France
Gamay & Grolleau
With soft aromas of strawberry-banana cream and clean grapefruit, this ruby-hued beauty sports zippy acidity with flavors of tart strawberry and cherry yogurt, with minerality displayed in spades.
Lise and Bertrand Jousset have been managing 11 hectares in Montlouis-sur-Loire in Touraine for over a decade with the mission as vignerons to create wines for every occasion. Their vineyards are spread across 25 parcels that are between 30 to 130 years old. This rose Pèt-nat is 100% Gamay, from hand-harvested vines that were planted in 1976 in limestone and clay-flint soils. It’s then fermented in neutral barrels using indigenous yeasts.