Wines

Situation

Altitude : 170m

Terroir

Soil type : Chalk
Region : Montagne de Reims

In the vineyard

Viticulture : Sustainable
Harvest 100% manual

Winemaking

Pressing time : 4 hours
100% whole bunches
Fining : no

Maturation

In stainless-steel vats with 30% reserve wine matured in used Burgundy barrels
New barrels : None
Matured : 7 months including 2 months to allow the wines to marry.
Aging on lath : 20 months minimum
Date of disgorging : June 21st 2016
Dosage : 7 gr/litre

Service

Drinking window : Now until 2020
Temperature : serve at 8-11°C

Tasting

As 100% Pinot Noir, this rose have a “berry” fruitiness : strawberries, raspberries, a light blackcurrant and currant taste with in aftertaste a beautifull hint of ginger.
A light sweetenning, witch give a long final.
A natural freshness on the nose and the mounth of a young Champagne with a great futur for 3 to 4 years.

Food pairings

Excellent at any time of the day, or night

Alcohol level (% vol.)

12,5%vol

Age of vines

45 ans

Grapes

Pinot noir : 100 %

A joint venture between Champagne de Sousa and Burgundy’s Olivier Leflaive, this rosé is deliciously bright with red fruit. It has a weighty, vinous character with just an edge of tannin to give it extra richness. Hints of toastiness and fine acidity cut through its fruit core. Drink now.

Roger Voss
Wine Enthusiast , 93pts , 2017-06-01