NV, Rose

NV Lanson Extra Age Rose Champagne

Thin bubble stream. Salmon, in color. Red apple, strawberry, tart cherry, cranberry, mineral, yeast, toast. Acid driven, on the finish.

Base: 2002, 2004 and 2005 vintages.
Blend: 65% Pinot Noir, 35% Chardonnay
Disgorged: 2011

Consume: now-2028
Purchased: $110

Score: 90 points

Founded in 1760 by Francis Delamotte, and in 1798 handed operations to his son Nicolas-Louis. He was a Knight of the Order of Malta, and introduced the Maltese Cross as an emblem on the label.

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