Fine bubble streams. Light gold, in color. Red apple, green apple, mandarin, lime, cherry, brioche, flaky pastry, cream, almond skin, yeast, spice, citrus peel, mineral. Creamy mousse, vibrant acidity, tangerine juice, on the finish.
Blend: 45% Chardonnay, 45% Pinot Noir, 10% Meunier
Price: this bottle is currently selling for $40.
Score: 91 points
Founded in 1584 in Aÿ, just outside of Reims, by Pierre Gosset who began making still red wines in bulk. In the mid-18th Century the Gosset family discovered bubbles in their wine as it began to ferment in bottle.
Cuvée de Prestige:
CELEBRIS Rose Vintage