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- Elegant, classy and sophisticated rosé style that is savoury and fresh.
- An exceptional 3L format perfect for a special occasion.
- To pair with lightly smoked salmon with citrus and extra virgin olive oil.
This is at the lighter end of the spectrum when it comes to rosé due to the small addition of red wine. Billecart-Salmon have been advocates for rosé and have defined this genre of champagne which leans towards the savoury side.
A Jeroboam of Champagne is the quintessential celebration bottle that you want to open for a special occasion - a wedding anniversary, a promotion, a new baby in the family. It is also known that larger formats can have a significant impact on the ageing of a champagne as they hold more wine but have the same neck size, ensuring an equal amount of oxygen to be exposed to a greater volume of wine.
There are aromas of pink grapefruit, citrus and delicate rosehip. The palate is light, playful with a creamy texture.
Winemaking notes: 30% Pinot meunier from la Vallée de la Marne, 40% Chardonnay from la Région de Vitry and la Côte des Blancs, 30% Pinot noir from la Vallée de la Marne (Aÿ, Mareuil, Ambonnay) and la Montagne de Reims (Rilly, Verzenay, Verzy), with 7% of Pinot noir from Mareuil, vinified as a red wine.
To maintain freshness, the houses disgorges as they go and adjusts the dosage for every batch. Dosage 9 g/L.