|The production secrets and the
vinification method of this cuvée go
back to the origins of the House of
BILLECART-SALMON and have been
handed down for seven generations.
The Brut Rosé is a blend of Chardonnay,
Pinot Meunier and Pinot Noir vini?ed
as red wine.
Appearance: Its pale and bright pink
colour is adorned with warm glints of
gold and its delicate slowly rising
bubbles give it a persistent mousse.
Aroma: This cuvée unveils a subtle
aroma leading to an elegant, delicate
bouquet of ?ne notes of red fruits and
zest of citrus fruits.
Palate: Its special method of vinification
gives this cuvée a light, elegant flavour,
followed by a fresh finish with a taste
Serving: This rosé champagne is an
ideal partner as an aperitif and can also
accompany a dish of wild salmon or
sushi. For dessert, it will add a sublime
touch to red fruit flavours.
| Wine Enthusiast 94 points (Dec 2013)
Such an elegant, ethereal wine, this orange-pink wine is dry and crisp with fruity raspberry flavor at the fore. This particular bottling could improve for a year, but makes a great food Champagne now.
Wine Advocate 94 points (Dec 2005)
A coiled spring of a Champagne, with its berry and bread dough notes locked up in the structure. This needs time or food to mellow and reveal its charms. Good length, with a candied cherry aftertaste. Best from 2006 through 2009
Billecart-Salmon is one of my favorite Champagne houses, and their non-vintage Rose (Lot #L85547401905M) is a consistent winner. A delicate pink color is accompanied by gorgeous sweet cherry, strawberry, and mineral-like scents, assertive medium-bodied flavors, a delicate, crisp personality, and surprising depth as well as persistence. A beautiful berry character in the finish adds to this impeccable rose’s captivating style.