2023 Thibaud Boudignon Rosé de Loire, Loire Valley, France

Fresh, bright, and insanely drinkable, the wine shows flavors of red fruit, flower petals, white pepper, and wet rocks. A true ‘food rosé!’


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This estate practices biodynamic farming with 25+ year old vines growing in shallow soils of grey schist and rhyolite (volcanic soil) and clay. The rosé undergoes direct press, indigenous yeast fermentation and aging in stainless steel tank. The blend doesn't undergo malolactic fermentation in order to keep its acidity bright and fresh. A noble, supremely saline rosé. Delicate texture. Made like a white wine to preserve salinity and structure. It is a blend of 80% Cabernet Franc and 20% Grolleau.


Thibaud Boudignon is unquestionably one of the most exciting figures in wine today. Originally from Bordeaux, he honed his winemaking craft while working at Philipe Charlopin in Gevrey-Chambertin during the early 2000s. He was shortly thereafter hired by Savennières producer Chateau Soucherie to be their winemaker in the late 2000s. His first and most important contribution to the estate was the introduction of strict organic practices in the vineyards which, along with his immense winemaking skills, elevated this already historic domaine to new heights. It was in 2009 that he began to make wine under his own name from a scant 3.5 ha in the heart of Anjou and Savennieres. Knowing that the quality of his fruit was of most importance, he committed himself absolutely to the health of his vines, choosing to farm organically and spend the majority of his time in the vineyards. His devotion paid off quickly, for in just a few vintages, his name began to circulate among Loire growers, eventually to top restaurants in Paris, and finally overseas. The speed at which he has garnered so much praise speaks to the remarkable quality of his wines.


Grape(s) Cabernet Franc, Grolleau
Farming Biodynamic