Champagne Brut Rosé de Blanc 1er cru

PIERRE GIMONNET & FILS

Champagne Brut Rosé de Blanc 1er cru

Product code
774912
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Open
Status
Available
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Region
Champagne
Classification
1er cru
Varietal(s)
Chardonnay 96 %
Pinot Noir 4 %
Color
Rose
Sugar
Brut
Closure type
Cork
Availability
Winery's website

About this winery

The Gimonnet family has been growing vines in Champagne since 1750. In 1935 Pierre Gimonnet, grandfather of current owners Didier and Olivier, began producing champagne in the village of Cuis. Didier and Olivier own 30 hectares in total; 16 hectares are Premier Cru from the village of Cuis. A high percentage of their vineyards are Grand Cru - 12 hectares in total, spread across the villages of Cramant, Chouilly, Oger and Aÿ. The Grand Cu vineyards have an average age of 40 years. Didier takes...

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Press reviews

Vinous

- 91 points -

November 2020

The NV Brut Rosé de Blancs is incredibly distinctive. Cranberry, crushed rocks, chalk, slate and white pepper are all finely sketched. The Rosé de Blancs is mostly Chardonnay, with just a touch of still red Pinot, and it is the Chardonnay that really drives the wine's personality. Readers will find an especially nervy, taut Rosé with impeccable balance and tons of sheer appeal. Disgorged: November, 2019.

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