Type: Champagne Volume: 750ml
Winery: Varnier Fanniere
Country: France Region: Champagne
Ratings and Tasting Notes:
(AG=93) The NV Brut Rosé is gorgeous. Bright and energetic, with tons of underlying energy, the Rosé is stellar and also a highlight in this lineup. Lifted aromatics and sculpted fruit add character to this airy, gracious Champagne. The Varnier-Fannière Rosé is built on the Brut Grand Cru, with 20% still red Pinot. The 10 grams of dosage works quite well here. Disgorged: October 18, 2017.
(RP=91) The new release of Varnier-Fannière's NV Brut Grand Cru Rosé was disgorged in August 2019 with 10 grams per liter dosage, and it's a characteristically generous, dramatic wine, bursting with aromas of pomegranate and plum mingled with hints of smoke and warm bread. Full-bodied, ample, and muscular, it's rich and textural, concluding with a gently phenolic finish.
(WS=90) Ripe and juicy hints of maraschino cherry and strawberry preserves are enlivened by orange peel acidity and a chalky underpinning in this balanced rosé. It's fresh and satiny in texture, with ground ginger and floral notes on the finish. Disgorged June 2018. Drink now.
From the Winery:
Dosage = 10 g / liter of sugar (raw) Our Rosé Grand Cru is an original cuvée, which combines the finesse of Chardonnay (90%) with the power and fruitiness of the red wine of Pinot Noir (10%) from the village of Ambonnay, historic Grand Cru of Champagne. Her dress is adorned with a pale pink, an alliance of amber and ruby. The nose is dominated by fresh red fruits, blackberry, and blackcurrant. On the palate, the attack is lively and shows perfect balance, recalling the strong personality of Pinot Noir. A long, fine, and powerful finish at the same time. Our Rosé charms and seduces. It has the rare privilege of being one of the most popular champagnes of women! An ideal champagne for the aperitif or to accompany red fruit desserts.