Le Poussin Rose ‘Sacha Lichine’ (founder of Whispering Angel) 2022
£14.95 per bottle
Grenache Noir (30%)
Made by renowned winemaker Sacha Lichine (founder of Whispering Angel), Le Poussin is a delicate, pale pink rosé from the sandy vineyards on the Mediterranean coast where the Languedoc meets Provence. The nose has floral, rose petal scents with a hint of strawberry followed by a dry, well balanced palate of supple summer fruits.
Serve with tuna salads, grilled red mullet or sardines, Mediterranean fish soup, cold meats and oriental spiced dishes.
Sacha Lichine is a man of pedigree. His father, of Russian descent, and American mother, had built their wealth and reputation with a Bordeaux business which included Chateaux Prieurie Lichine and Lascombes in Margaux. Sacha Lichine has continued with the family tradition for innovation, by drawing on his wide experience of winemaking and his keen understanding of consumer needs a range of contemporary Mediterranean wines with the ‘chicken’ labels, whose fruit forward style makes them immediately enjoyable. They are southern French with a distinct New World accent.