About this winery
Denis Varnier is a young vigneron in Champagne making tiny quantities of wine from Grand Cru vineyards. The history of the estate dates back to 1860, when the Fannière family began growing grapes and selling them to the Champagne negociant houses. It was only in 1950 that the family started producing Champagne under their own name. In 1989 Denis Varnier took over the vineyards and the house we know today was born. Varnier-Fannière's domaine is tiny, just 4 hectares of exclusively Grand Cru...
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Notes about product
Rosé Grand Cru is a unique wine that combines the elegance of Chardonnay grapes (90%) with the power and fruitiness of Pinot Noir grapes (10%) from the village of Ambonnay, one of Champagne’s historic Grand Cru villages.
This Grand Cru Rose is a blend of different years of harvest. It spends 36 months on its’ lees before disgorgement and has a dosage of 10 g/l.
The wine displays a pale pink color, combining amber and ruby reflections. The nose is dominated by aromas of fresh red berries, blackberries, and currant. The lively, perfectly balanced attack on the palate is reminiscent of Pinot Noir’s strong character. It ends on a long, elegant, and powerful finish. This Champagne is ideal as an aperitif or with red fruit desserts.