Legend says that the founder of Bouvet Ladubay, Etienne Bouvet, found the famed treasure of the Abbey of St Florent from the 11th century. Bouvet presents this trésor or treasure, a sparkling wine aged in oak. Bouvet selects grapes from Saumur’s renowned AOP vineyards, whose tuffeau limestone soil is ideal for the cultivation of Cabernet Franc. Fermentation takes place in new oak barrels, followed by 6 months of aging in oak barrels. Made in the méthode traditionnelle, the wine is then further aged in the bottle on the lees for a minimum of 18 months.

91 Points
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90 Points
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Tasting Note

Salmon pink in color, this elegant sparkling rosé offers notes of toast, raspberry, violet, and vanilla.

Food Pairing

The tangy flavors and spicy character of this wine makes it a good pairing with fish, white meats (chicken or pork), shellfish, appetizers and soft cheeses.

Technical Data
GRAPES: Cabernet Franc (100%)
APPELLATION: Saumur AOP
PH: 3.05
ACIDITY: 4.5 g/l
ABV: 12.5%
DOSAGE: 10 g/l
AGING: Aged for 6 months in oak barrels and a minimum of 18 months in bottle on the lees
Unique Selling Points
  • Loire Valley sparkling rosé made from Cabernet Franc, a classic Loire Valley grape
  • Saumur AOP
  • Made in the méthode traditionnelle
  • Aged for 6 months in oak barrels and a minimum of 18 months in bottle on the lees

About the Grape

Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Franc usually shows tart red cherry and wild currant aromas and flavors with an herbal, spicy character. In the Loire, esp. Chinon and Saumur-Champigny, this grape shows firm minerality.
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