Top 100 pink wines of Anjou

Discover the top 100 best pink wines of Anjou of Centre Loire as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the pink wines that are popular of Anjou and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Anjou

The wine region of Anjou is located in the region of Centre Loire of Loire Valley of France. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Lacheteau or the Domaine Moncourt produce mainly wines white, red and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Anjou are Chenin blanc, Cabernet franc and Cabernet-Sauvignon, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Anjou often reveals types of flavors of red fruit, caramel or bell pepper and sometimes also flavors of tomatoes, cassis or mushroom.

In the mouth of Anjou is a with a nice freshness. We currently count 448 estates and châteaux in the of Anjou, producing 960 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Anjou go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, pork or game (deer, venison).

Discover the grape variety: Grenache

Grenache noir is a grape variety that originated in Spain. It produces a variety of grape specially used for the elaboration of wine. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by medium to large bunches, and grapes of medium size. Grenache noir can be found in many vineyards: South West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Provence & Corsica, Languedoc & Roussillon, Rhone Valley, Loire Valley, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais.

Food and wine pairing with a pink wine of Anjou

pink wines from the region of Anjou go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, pork or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of cicadas at the chib, nanie's diced ham quiche or rabbit leg in foil on the barbecue.

Organoleptic analysis of pink wine of Anjou

On the nose in the region of Anjou often reveals types of flavors of apples, kiwi or grapefruit and sometimes also flavors of tropical, green apple or cranberry.

News from the vineyard of Anjou

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Decanter New York Fine Wine Encounter masterclass: Brunello di Montalcino 2013

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