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Champagne Lallier

Champagne Lallier
NV Grand Rosé Brut, Champagne

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Champagne Brut Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12.5% RS: 0.00%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$69

Champagne Lallier
NV Grand Rosé Brut, Champagne

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Champagne Brut Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12.5% RS: 0.00%
Dark silvery pink color. Attractive, creamy aromas and flavors of honeyed panettone, pineapple custard pie, and strawberry shortcake with mint with a supple, bright, effervescent, fruity medium-to-full body and a polished, interesting, medium-long finish with notes of creme brulee with raspberries and pickled watermelon rind with no oak flavor. A solid, creamy Rose Champagne with a nice gliding texture and piquant fruit.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Crisp & Lively, Juicy & Smooth, Old World, Non-Oaky & Savory
Aroma Aroma: honeyed panettone, pineapple custard pie, and strawberry shortcake with mint
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of creme brulee with raspberries and pickled watermelon rind
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Oven Fried Chicken, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A solid, creamy Rose Champagne with a nice gliding texture and piquant fruit.

The Importer

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The Importer
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Champagne Brut Rose

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Although Rosé Champagne accounts for little more than 10% of overall Champagne production, it is arguably the trendiest style of Champagne. While a definition of Rosé Champagne (all are made in a Brut style with lower dosage) is difficult, what every rosé Champagne has in common is its color, ranging from pale salmon and copper to bright pink.

Rosé Champagnes are made by one of two processes: either assemblage, where still red wine is added to the Champagne or by the saignée (literally “bleeding”) where the color of the Champagne is derived from skin contact. Rosés can be made from 100% red grapes –Pinot Noir and/or Pinot Meunier or can even be primarily Chardonnay; thus there are many different styles. As red grapes add more weight to the wine, rosé Champagnes are better suited to pairing with meat and game.

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