Producer: Bruno Paillard
A hymn to the bright delicacy of pinot noir, the Première Cuvée Rosé is named on account of its composition of only the first pressing.
This Multi Vintage rosé, made from pinot noir, is created in two ways:
- White wine from pinot noir: after a quick pressing, and a fast separation of the
skins, the juice is very pale and can be vinified as a white wine.
- Red wine from pinot noir is obtained by a prolonged maceration of the juice on the
First pressings of mainly pinot noir with some chardonnay, the amount of which
remains a secret. The blend is composed of reserve wines, 25 vintages, going back
WINEMAKING AND AGEING
Three years sur lie, then a minimum of a further five months after disgorgement. Extra-Brut, very low dosage, less than 6g/l. A very pure wine.
Appearance: The pink copper colour with a hint of raspberry when young evolves to salmon while ageing. The fine bubbles are due to a strict selection of the best grapes, perfectly controlled temperature in the cellar and very long ageing.
Nose: The initial aromas of redcurrant and red fruits evolve to morello cherry, wild strawberry and violet while breathing in the glass. A touch of lemon denotes the discrete presence of chardonnay. With age, aromas tend towards dark fruits like dark cherry, fig and blackberry.
Palate: Reveals red fruit captured at their full freshness. The finish is bright and long.
The Rose Première Cuvée is a great match to fine italian charcuterie, sushi, poultry or red fruit salad.
Grape Variety: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
Alcohol percentage: 12%