Wednesday April 1, 2020

3 wines to try, buy and put by

A strawberry-accented rosé best served chilled, a well-priced competitor for New World shiraz, and a top-flight cabernet sauvignon.

2nd June, 2012
Domaine Henri Bourgeois, Petit Bourgeois, Rosé de Pinot Noir 2011: a wine for plenty of ageing or long decanting.


This is a casual, strawberry-accented wine begging to be served chilled. Henri Bourgeois, its producer, is one of the most respected in Sancerre, as the family has been making wine and rather nice goat's cheese there for 11 generations. The Bourgeois clan were raising pinot noir before it was wiped out by phylloxera, leaving Sancerre as essentially a sauvignon blanc enclave.

A tiny bit of full-blown pinot noir rouge is made, but this rosé...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 3 months ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago