Grand Cru Brut Rose

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RELEASE LOCATION:LCBO Vintages Classics Catalogue
CSPC:185744
VINTAGE:NV
WINERY:Louis de Sacy Champagne
COUNTRY:France
REGION:Champagne
ALCOHOL PERCENTAGE:12.0%
RETAIL PRICE:$74.00
Stock Status: Yes

Per Case / Size: 750mLml

Wine Of The Week Notes: Available for the first time in VINTAGES; CLASSICS CATALOGUE!
A firm rosť made for food, with a rich, smoky underpinning and a finely detailed mousse to support the subtle flavors of wild strawberry and raspberry, fresh forest and salted almond. Try with salumi or light white meats. Drink now!


Description: With a very elegant salmon color the Rose Grand Cru is blend of 90% Pinot Noir and 10% Pinot Meunier. The nose offers a palette of red fruits, wild berries, pears and some notes of tobacco. This dry, full bodied rose, with a well-balanced structure and a long finish is perfect as an aperitif and ideal for accompanying meals. The character and elegance of this Rose make those moments special and experience to enjoy and remember.

Vinification: This "skin contact maceration" Rosť is elaborated from a selected parcel called "Les Buissons" which has a very good exposure right at the entrance of the village of Verzy. This parcel is only Pinot Noir and it is 50 years old. 10% Pinot Meunier is added to the blend.

Flavours: A very pretty salmon pink with a very fine persistent mousse.
Aroma : the nose offers a palette of red fruits, wild berries, pears and some notes of tobacco.
Taste : this dry, full bodied rosť, with a well balanced structure and a long finish is perfect as an aperitif and ideal for accompanying meals.


Food Pairings: Try with salumi or light white meats.

Review: WINE SPECTATOR score: 90/100
A firm rosť made for food, with a rich, smoky underpinning and a finely detailed mousse to support the subtle flavors of wild strawberry and raspberry, fresh forest and salted almond.
WINE ENTHUSIAST score: 90/100 & EDITOR'S CHOICE
This pale-colored rosť is all about fruit. It is packed with attractive raspberry and red currant flavors that are lifted by the crisp texture and acidity. It has a good depth of flavor with its tangy aftertaste and final burst of fruit.