Sacha Lichine Le Poussin Rose 2016
Grenache and Cinsault. This wine combines the best of French winemaking Know-How with modern winemaking technology.Low temperature pre-fermentation. Gentle extraction and pumping-over. Vatting time: 12 to 18 days.
Pale pink and gray color. Floral scents.
Lots of fruits, soft tannins. Fresh, bold, alive and smooth.
Try it with a tuna steak and black olives, or simply as an aperitif.
Let you be carried away by Edith Piaf, « La vie en rose » !
Our Consulting Oenologist, Patrick Leon.
Patrick Leon has unparalleled experience in making among the great wines of the world. A Bordeaux native with an extensive education in Oenology, Patrick studied this subject in his home town as well as business management.
In 1972 Patrick joined Alexis Lichine & Company in Bordeaux beginning as a purchasing manager for its French wines. Additionally he held positions as a Technical Manager & Co General Manager of Château Lascombes Crus Classé in Margaux & Château Castéra in Lesparre-Médoc. Patrick also worked with Alexis Lichine on developing content for his books. These positions went through the mid eighties at which point Patrick would work with Baron Phillipe de Rothschild for nearly twenty years.
For Baron Phillipe de Rothschild, he would serve as a Managing Director, overseeing technical departments including the company’s vineyards and winemaking facilities for Chateau Mouton Rothschild, d’armailhac, Clerc Milon, le Petit Mouton, Aile d’Argent, Opus One in California, Almaviva in Chile, Domaine de Lambert & Baron d’Arques in the Languedoc, Mouton Cadet in Bordeaux as well as other wines in the BPHR portfolio including Escudo Rojo in Chile. Patrick’s wide breadth of experience and knowledge has established the foundation to becoming a consulting oenologist and working with Sacha Lichine in this capacity.making all the Lichine wines as great as they are.
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