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NV Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne & Sparkling Wine "Brut Rose" (12/13)

Nicolas Feuillatte NV Brut Rose

Winery: Nicolas Feuillatte

Vintage: NV

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Brut Rose" (12/13)

Wine Category: Champagne & Sparkling Wine

Grape blend: 60% Pinot Noir, 30% Pinot Meunier & 10% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Champagne

State or country: France

Price: $52

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 90.2 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: December 23, 2013

Wine Review: This Rose Champagne from Nicolas Feuillatte has hues of red roses in its coloring. It opens with a bouquet of wild flowers complemented by fresh bing cherries, pink grapefruit, and hints of currant. On the palate, it is medium bodied and has an elegance that has always been the motto of Feuillatte Champagnes. The way the different components of this rose come together is breathtaking. The berry fruits (strawberry, raspberry, blueberry, and currant) intermingle with a caramelized cream note, which is followed by a hint of toast, and finished by the distinct touch of age that is present as roasted nuts. All of these flavors linger for what feels like is forever. Enjoy – Nicolay.

Winemaker Notes: Appearance: Silver-tinged salmon-pink, with a steady ribbon of fine bubbles. Nose: Red fruit aromas. Intense, developing notes of blueberry, blackcurrant and raspberry. Palate: Delicate on the palate, fluid, underpinned by an extremely fine bead. Fruity finish. For an aperitif, best served at 7 - 8°C. With food, best served at 10 - 12°C.

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