Lallier Rosé Grand Cru NV Champagne
80% Pinot Noir, 20% Chardonnay | Alc: 12.5% – Rich and Smooth
Lallier Rosé Grand Cru NV is almost all grand cru juice. Grand Cru grapes from the areas of Aÿ, Bouzy and Avize are blended with Premier Cru grapes from Mareuil sur Aÿ to create this delightful, yet intense champagne. A blend of 80% current vintage wine with 20% reserve wine, it sees 10 g/L dosage and is matured for 24 to 36 months in their cellars, after which it will rest five months between disgorgement and shipping. A brilliant yet pale salmon-pink color introduces charming aromas of wild strawberries and baguette. Racy yet balanced, this elegant champagne will delight the senses.
“Barely a rosé, this wine shares the misty, cloudlike, red fruit transparency of the Zéro Dosage. Here the fruit hints at floral peach and orange zest, a touch of juicy richness filling it out. It’s clean and fragrant, with pale intensity.” 93 Pts – Wine & Spirits
“This is a concentrated, full-bodied wine, full of sweeps of red fruits that are beautifully balanced by the citrus acidity. It is an appealing Champagne to drink now, although with its youthful acidity it will age into a ripe, mellow wine.” 91 Pts – Wine Enthusiast
“Open-knit and balanced, featuring flavors of white cherry, pickled ginger, apple, toast, mineral-tinged chalk and smoke. Fresh, with a subtle finish. Drink now. 600 cases imported.” 90 Pts – Wine Spectator
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