Maison Roederer, Brut Rosé Vintage, AOC, Rosé, 2012
France, Champagne
  • Thermometer6 - 8
  • GrapesPinot Noir Blend

A blend of around 65% Pinot noir and 35% Chardonnay, 20% of which is wine matured in oak tuns, the Rosé Vintage cuvée is generally matured on lees for 4 years and left for a minimum of 6 months after dégorgement (disgorging) to attain perfect maturity.

Wine & Spirits - Josh Greene - December 01, 2017

94 Points “Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon grows some of the most beautiful rosés in Champagne, focusing on pinot noir in the clay soils of Cumières, and on the careful and precise extraction of color from the skins of the grapes. This is a wine that’s discreet in its ripeness, delicate in its fragrance, hinting at roses and the blossoms that will become red fruits. Even so, it’s formidable in its flavor depth, and an able partner for rillettes, whether made from salmon or duck.”

Wine Enthusiast - Roger Voss - December 01, 2016

94 Points "A blend of grapes from Cumieres in the Marne Valley and the Cote des Blancs, this is a rich, well-balanced and very young brut rose. It is ripe while keeping an almost austere texture and acidity that will soften and broaden out as it ages. Drink now for the lively red fruits, but better to wait until 2019."

Wine Spectator - Alison Napjus - January 01, 2016

91 Points There's a smoky underpinning to this delicate, lacy rosé, which offers an aromatic mix of ripe strawberry, white peach, spring blossom and biscotti flavors framed by bright, clean-cut acidity. Drink now through 2021. Tasted twice, with consistent notes.