Champagne Laurent Perrier, Cuvée Rosé


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This Champagne is, for many, the epitome of Non Vintage Rosé. It is absolutely delicious, profound, complex, fresh but also intense and totally mesmerising. Made from 100% Pinot Noir grapes, it shows ripe red fruits on the nose and palate with a stunningly long, vanilla-cream-coated, dry finish. To savour or impress; or both.

In some respects the notion of Rosé Champagne is at odds with an attitude of purity and tradition that the appellation espouses, but the quality that Laurent Perrier achieve bottling after bottling is extraordinary. Even moreso, perhaps, because this is a house so famous for its Chardonnay. However, it has made this stunner since 1968 and we are very grateful that it is still at the top of its game. It has become an institution in its own right, transcending even the category of Champagne.

A triumph of the skills of the blender and cellar-master (as is the case in so many houses in Champagne), this wine is made from the grapes of 10 different vineyard plots that are mainly in the North and South of the Montagne de Reims in cluding the most important for Pinot Noir on the Cote de Bouzy, Ambonnay, Bouzy itself, Louvois and Tours-sur-Marne. It's not easy making rosé at this quality level, as the maceration (the amount of time that the juice stays in contact with the skins) needs to be spot-on; it's anywhere from 48 to 72 hours and depends on the harvest. The wine itself is remarkably (or maybe not remarkably, given its ridiculous quality) versatile when it comes to food pairing - if you fancy - try it with Asian and Indian cuisine, seafood - raw, grilled or pan fried - or if you're like us at all, on its own with some light something like Parma ham and a lovely view.

Region: Champagne

Country: France

Grape(s): Pinot Noir

Style: Iconic, Fresh, Elegant, Complex, Bright

Best food matches: Sushi, Shellfish, Poultry, Oysters, Fine Dining

Alcohol: 12.5%

Why buy from us?

When you buy wine from The Allotment Wine Co. you're helping a small Irish company that in turn supports small, sustainable wine producers who grow the grapes and make amazing wines. We only work with partners who share a deep respect and connection with the land and its traditions, witnessed in a firm commitment to quality and sustainability. All of which makes for better wines.

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Patrick H.
Hi, I'm Chris Gifford.

And you're very welcome to The Allotment Wine Co.

When you wine from me, you're supporting a small Irish business which in turn supports small, sustainable wine producers, as well as other small, dedicated Irish wine importers.

When selecting wines, I look for partners who share a deep respect and connection with the land and its traditions, witnessed in a firm commitment to quality and sustainability. All of which makes for better wines.