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Beau Gosse Cab Franc 2018

Sonshine Vins • 750ml

$32.95

Sonshine Wines Beau Gosse Cabernet Franc is a red natural wine made from 100% Cabernet Franc farmed organically. Soft punch-downs done by hand and foot at the beginning of the fermentation. Elevage in old barriques for 10 months.

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The Wine: Beau Gosse Cabernet Franc 2018

Sonshine Wine Beau Gosse Cabernet Franc is a red natural wine made from 100% Cabernet Franc farmed organically. Soft punch-downs done by hand and foot at the beginning of the fermentation. Elevage in old barriques for 10 months.

The Producer: Sonshine Vins

Hello, nice to meet you! I’m Lisanne, I grew up in the Netherlands and worked for many years in the restaurant business as a sommelier. In March 2017, I decided to follow my dream of making my own wine, so I moved to the Touraine region in the Loire with my (at that time) little Vizsla dog Boaz.

All my wines are ‘natural’, which means that the grapes are organically or biodynamically grown. The wines live their life and it’s my job to guide them in the right direction. In the cellar, there are no interventions. The wine is made with indigenous yeast and without additives, apart from a very little dose of sulfur before bottling – if the wine requires it – to keep it stable when it travels the world.

The Region: Loire Valley

The Loire Valley is a vast region located in western France. It stretches from the hills of Auvergne all the way to the Atlantic coast, cut in half by the Loire River. With over 4 million hectoliters of wine per year, the Loire Valley is one of France’s biggest and most diverse wine producing regions. The Lore Valley’s production ranges from every-day quaffable and unpretentious wine to some of the country’s finest whites and reds.


The Terroir of the Loire Valley

Upper Loire sub-region: continental climate, soils are mostly flint and limestone formations. This is the land of Sauvignon Blanc, with Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé being the most famous appellations (AOC).

Touraine sub-region: continental climate, soils can be clay with flint or limestone, and chalk. Chenin Blanc is the main grape varietal for white wines, with Sauvignon Blanc coming in second. Red wines are made mostly from Cabernet Franc.

Anjou sub-region: maritime to continental climate, crumbly and soft soil formation called tuffeau. Anjou is well-known for its Chenin Blanc wines, mostly dry although there are good examples of sweet Chenin Blanc in Coteaux du Layon.

Saumur sub-region: continental to maritime climate, soils are made of tuffeau limestone in this similar to Anjou sub-region. Chenin Blanc is vinified as a sparkling wine with the champenoise method, Cabernet Franc is made into light and peppery wines.

Pays Nantais sub-region: maritime climate, the region stretches to the Atlantic Ocean. Soils are rocky with granite formations. Muscadet is the main grape varietal of this area, known for wines that are mineral, crisp, and refreshing.


The White Wines of Loire Valley

White wines represent the biggest share with about 65% of the total production. Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Melon de Bourgogne, and Chenin Blanc, Melon de Bourgogne are the most popular grape varietals in the region.


The Red Wines of Loire Valley

Loire Valley reds are very distinct in terms of their style. Light and lean, lively and fruity, easy-drinking and food-friendly, they are some of the best everyday wines on the market. Some of the best examples of this style are made from Gamay, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, and Malbec.

 

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Return Policy

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