« Premier Cru » from Rilly-La-Montagne in the
« Montagne de Reims » in the « Appellation Champagne ».
Average age of the vines : 40 years-old.
Clayey-chalky soil with a limestone subsoil.
High Environmental Quality and Sustainable Viticulture.
Traditional Massal Selection.
Blending Rosé with 30% Pinot Noir,
40% Meunier (reserve wine 2016) and
30% red wine AOC Champagne from the 2018 harvest.
Bottled : April 2019.
Ageing in our cellars: minimum of 2 years before. disgorging .
To the eye: Light mousse, with a copper or
salmon-coloured glint with regular bubbles.
To the nose: Bouquet of blackberries or
raspberries that is rather discreet at the beginning,
which then gradually opens up.
On the palate: A frank and lively attack of flavour, built by the Pinots, harmony, suppleness then freshness of roses and apricot with a nice finish.
It is best served with deep water fish that tastes of the sea, either steamed or lightly fried then seasoned with the freshest spices (aniseed, ginger, cardamom) which is served with crystallised fruits such as lemon or with crispy vegetables (carrots, courgettes, radishes , bean shoots).,
This fresh and light rosé champagne goes beautifully with Far Eastern foods such as sushis, sashimis and tempuras from Vietnam, Thailand, and Japan. It can also be enjoyed with a strawberry or raspberry tart.
Best served chilled at 8°C.
We have associated 30% of our own red wine from the 2018 harvest with the Pinots of 2016 to achieve the desired salmon colour and full-bodied intensity of red fruit aromas.