Clos Rougeard & Château de Sancerre: two headline Loire purchases

Nady Foucault tasting in the Clos Rougeard cellar in 2009   There have been two recent purchases of well-known Loire domaines that have hit the headlines. Firstly Maison Ackerman buying Château de Sancerre from the Campari Group, who have decided to divest themselves of all their still wine portfolio. Then at the end of last …

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Farewell Charly Foucault – such sad news!

Charly Foucault: 1947 - 29th December 2015 (Charly in October 2010) I am very shocked and sad to learn of the death overnight of Charly Foucault, the elder of the two brothers who run the exceptional Clos Rougeard making Saumur-Champigny, Saumur and Coteaux de Saumur. These are great wines and they have a great capacity to …

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