Gosset Champagne NV Grand Rose 750ml

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Gosset Champagne NV Grand Rose

NV Grand Rosé Brut
50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir (including the addition of 8% red wine) from the villages of Avize, Ambonnay, Chouilly, Villers-Marmery, Verzenay… aged a minimum of 3 years on lees. No malolactic to retain freshness and precision and bottled with 9 g/l dosage.

'A confident chardonnay lead, low proportion of red wine and signature cut of malic acidity fulfil the brief for this delicate and graceful style. A pretty pale-salmon hue heralds a beautifully eloquent rosé that articulates the restrained mood of Gosset and the delicacy of a touch of pinot noir red wine. Pretty red cherry and strawberry fruit is fragranced with rose petal perfume, building to complex nuances of tamarillo with time in the glass. Tension and structure are defined equally by the salty chalk minerality of the great crus of the Côte des Blancs and Montagne de Reims, and the drive of excellent, ripe malic acidity. It glides very long and harmonious.' 95 points, Tyson Stelzer, The Champagne Guide 2020-2021.

 Champagne Gosset Champagne, France.
Established: 1584

Appellations: AOC Champagne

Proprietor: Cointreau Family, Jean-Pierre Cointreau, President.

Winemaker: Odilon de Varine

Wine Making Overview: Fermentation of around 70 individual parcels in small stainless steel tanks of 20, 40 and 60hl. No malolactic conversion. Long elevage on lees, from 4+ years for the Grande Réserve, up to 15 years or more for the prestige cuvées.

Vineyard Area: Gosset owns just 1ha of vineyard, but works with more than 200 growers in around 70 different villages (crus) in Champagne.

Viticulture: moving to sustainable

Vineyards & Terroir: Chalk limestone.

Vine Density: An average of about 8000 vines/hectare.

Vegan Friendly: No

Average Production: 90000 dozen

 

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