Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé Brut NV w/ Limited Edition Tiger Cage Bottle
100% Pinot Noir | Alc: 12%
The Cuvée Rosé from Laurent-Perrier is the most recognized rosé champagne in the world. It is also one of the few rosés still made by the saignée method. Held in an elegant bottle inspired by King Henri IV, it has been widely acknowledged for its consistent high quality for more that 40 years, and it is the benchmark for rosé champagne around the world.
Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé is truly remarkable for its highly expressive bouquet, stemming from very careful preservation of fresh fruit aromas during the wine making. Made with 100% Pinot Noir from 10 different “crus ” (or villages), from the North and South areas of the Montagne de Reims, as well as the famous Cote de Bouzy. Grapes from carefully selected plots are meticulously sorted and de-stemmed before going into the vats, and the controlled maceration helps with the color extraction and the development of the full aromatic richness of the Pinot Noir.
In its elegant bottle of late 16th century inspiration, this rosé champagne is memorable for its freshness and unique aromas of fresh-picked red berries. Intensely fruity flavors, clean and slightly sharp, the wine opens to the sensation of freshly picked red berries: strawberries, Morello cherries, black currants and raspberries. The finish is supple and rounded.
The Cuvée Rosé Laurent-Perrier is a delicious aperitif and, thanks to its aromatic character, it also allows various food and wine pairings. It matches well with raw fishes (marinated red mullets and tartare of tuna), grilled prawns, fine charcuterie (such as Italian prosciutto) duck, lamb and creamy cheeses such Chaource. The Cuvée Rosé is also an extraordinary match for red fruit desserts. The more daring will try it with Asian or Indian cuisine.
“Deep pink; lush and generous with bright raspberry, tangy acidity and good length; elegant, fresh and long with balance and style.” 92 Pts – James Suckling
“The latest iteration of Laurent-Perrier’s NV Brut Cuve Ros is showing brilliantly, bursting from the glass with notes of smoky red berry fruit, apples, blood orange, pomegranate and warm biscuits. On the palate, the wine is medium to full-bodied, broad and vinous, with a delicate mousse, good depth at the core and ripe acids, concluding with a sapid, gently phenolic finish. This is a sophisticated, gastronomic ros that would work well at table.” 92 Pts – Wine Advocate
“A rich rosé Champagne, offering seamlessly woven flavors of baked black cherry, candied pink grapefruit peel, brioche and pastry cream. Vibrant acidity and a finely detailed mousse send this dancing across the palate.” 93 Pts – The Wine Spectator
“This great rosé combines texture with bright fruit and a bit of age. It is poised between a ripe dosage and a crisp texture, with red fruits and toastiness marking the flavors. It is a fine bottling to enjoy now.” 94 Pts – Wine Enthusiast
“Laurent Perrier first released this ros in 1968, well before it became fashionable to have a pink-hued Champagne in the portfolio. 100 Pinot Noir is sourced from both the north and south sectors of the Montagne de Reims sub-region, and famously draws its colour from skin contact rather than the more usual addition of red wine. It has striking freshness on the nose, bags of pure, zippy strawberry and raspberry fruit flavours, and satisfying vivacity. It’s beautifully balanced with a long finish, and calls for a carpaccio of raw salmon.” 92 Pts – Decanter
“Pinot Noir berries are destemmed, then macerate for two to three days on the skins, providing this wine’s light color and the brisk tannins that bring to mind crushed pink peppercorns. It’s a gastronomic Champagne, austere and potent, with dark-toned flavors that leave the mouth refreshed.” 90 Pts – Wine & Spirits
“Elegant and fruity at the same time with a quick invitation from bright, pure cherryish notes and then filled out handsomely by whiffs of chalky soils and well-integrated, rich and uplifting yeast-driven scents, this wine manages to be both vigorous and layered at one and the same time. Its bubbles are insistent, finely carved and add to the early sensations of lightness and energy yet also carry the wine long into a balanced, refined finish. And its latter palate grip is exactly what one should expect from the genre. While service with light foods would be our first choice, this one has the beauty to stand alone.” 96 Pts – Connoisseurs’ Guide
“Deep pink; lush and generous with bright raspberry, tangy acidity and good length; elegant, fresh and long with balance and style.” 93 Pts – Tasting Panel
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