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Rene Geoffroy Blanc de Rose Extra Brut Premier Cru

$65.37 $65.37

5/5   (5 Guides)

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A unique Champagne from a Saignée of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

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A marvelous alchemy created by Jean-Baptiste Geoffroy, this Champagne master, for this Champagne elaborated with audacity by bleeding after a maceration of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes.

After a few hours of maceration of the red and white berries of the Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, the juice of reason becomes pink and it is at this precise moment that the Champagne master decides alone to stop the maceration. Quite an art! Available in small quantities around two thousand bottles.

The dress is very pale pink.

On the nose: fine touches of red berry aromas mixed with citrus notes such as Corsican mandarin, Florida pink grapefruit and Menton lemon zest.

The palate reflects the aromas of the nose with a final remarkable freshness.

A brilliant opportunity to introduce this champagne to your friends as an aperitif or with smoked fish carpaccio such as salmon or trout from Auvergne or even with a red tuna sashimi.

Grape varieties : Pinot Noir (50%)Chardonnay (50%)

Terroirs : Marne Valley

Size : 750ml
Alcohol Degree : 12°
Appellation : Champagne Premier Cru
Vintage : Non Vintage
Classification : Premier Cru
Quality : Extra Brut

The René Geoffroy House, whose roots in Cumière in the Champagne region date back to the 17th century, at the beginning of the 1600s. It is located in the heart of the famous village of Aÿ, who gave its name to its wines, that later became “Champagne” at the end of the 19th century.

Since then, the vineyard has been perpetuated from generation to generation, by transmitting the lands and invaluable knowledge. This House is completely family-owned and only sells champagne from its vineyards whose surface area amounts to 14 hectares, located on the great hillsides of Cumières and Hautvillers for the main part.

The grape varieties are 42% Pinot Noir, 39% Pinot Meunier and 19% Chardonnay, thus allowing for a wide range of possible blends between the wines composed of those three Champagne varieties. The most ancient plot was planted in 1926, almost 100 years ago, and the vine are on average 20 years old.

The soils are either chalky for Chardonnay, or clay-limestone for Pinot Meunier, and siliceous clay for Pinot Noir.

The wine is matured in part in oak barrels then aged in bottle in the House’s deep cellars (15 metres). Production amounts to 120.000 bottles every year.

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