Red

2008 Lucien Crochet Sancerre Rouge La Croix du Roy

Pinot Noir

  • France
  • > Loire Valley
  • > Upper Loire
  • > Sancerre Rouge
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Community Tasting Notes 6

  • Grantsky wrote: (90 points)

    May 27, 2014 - Paired very nicely with a Top Sirloin. Showed a cranberry preserve quality that I hadn't ever noticed. This fruit character balanced the firm structure.

  • drwine2001 wrote:

    May 22, 2013 - Please bear with me here. If some Gamay can transform into a Pinot-like wine with age, here is a Pinot that could easily be mistaken for Gamay. Medium to light red. Pine needles and sour cherries on the nose. Light weight, tart red fruit, tangy acidity, some tannin. Lean, mineral, completely free of wood or any other artifice. Brisk and refreshing without being too meager, as is so often the case with Pinot Noir from more northerly climes. This is built for food rather than for isolated contemplation.

  • Ben Christiansen wrote:

    March 28, 2013 - Fresh and vibrant, lively, tart, like a sancerre rouge.

  • vassnesen wrote: (88 points)

    June 23, 2012 - Great pinot from the Loire.

  • vassnesen wrote: (88 points)

    November 5, 2011 - Light red colour.
    Opened up after a while. Garden berries and spice. Very fresh and good fruit on the palate. Structured and concentrated. Lots of minerality.
    Very good bottle of pinot.

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    11/19/2012 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type Red
  • Producer Lucien Crochet
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation La Croix du Roy
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Loire Valley
  • SubRegion Upper Loire
  • Appellation Sancerre Rouge

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 17 (30%)
  • Consumed 40 (70%)

Food Pairing

Top Sirloin

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