Rousseaux-Batteux


Rousseaux-Batteux Verzy Grand Cru Rosé de Saignée '16 |Rosé |2016

Rousseaux-Batteux

Rousseaux-Batteux Verzy Grand Cru Rosé de Saignée '16

Rosé 2016

$169.00

- Deep coloured and vinous style of Rosé champagne

- Made using 100% pinot noir from a single vineyard 'les Champs Brûles'

- Pair with Red Duck Curry, with coconut rice and fragrant spice 

This is for those of you who have discovered you like rosé, particularly with Pinot noir that is macerated. Add to that old vines from 1964 (birth year?) and that it is a Single-Vineyard from the Grand Cru village of Verzy and you have landed on something truly unique. Did we say that this is strictly limited? Only 500 bottles produced.

This is a vinous style of Rosé that is elegant, fine and filled with red fruit and spice. Prepare to be mesmerised. 

Technical details

Vintage 2016 | Cellared in May 2017 | Disgorged May 2020 | Extra Brut 5-6 g/L | Single vineyard / Lieu-dit “les Champs Brûles” | 100% Pinot noir | Organic and natural approach to viticulture | Cold maceration for 24 hours to extract the colour | Aged 6 months in oak barrels | Only 500 bottles made | Vigneron Passioné - Adrien Rousseaux

 

The village of Verzenay is located 17 km south-east of Reims. Located on the hillside and surrounded by vines, it is crowned by the forest of the Montagne de Reims. Its prestigious Grand Cru classified vineyard (among the 17 in Champagne) covers 500 hectares, explored by many winegrowers. The largest Champagne Houses all have a vineyard there to develop their prestigious vintages. It is here that the Rousseaux family has been working the vines since the end of the 18th century. It was at the beginning of the 20th century that the first bottles were marketed under the name of Paul Rousseaux. His son, Michel develops handling, his grandson, Denis created the current Rousseaux-Batteux brand in 1976 with his wife Laurence, niece of the famous football coach of the great stadium of Reims and of the French team, Albert Batteux. Currently, with the arrival of Adrien within the estate, it is the 4th generation of "Rousseaux" who make our various cuvées with respect for traditions.

Red duck curry with coconut rice and fragrant spice

About the house

The village of Verzenay is located 17 km south-east of Reims. Located on the hillside and surrounded by vines, it is crowned by the forest of the Montagne de Reims. Its prestigious Grand Cru classified vineyard (among the 17 in Champagne) covers 500 hectares, explored by many winegrowers. The largest Champagne Houses all have a vineyard there to develop their prestigious vintages. It is here that the Rousseaux family has been working the vines since the end of the 18th century. It was at the beginning of the 20th century that the first bottles were marketed under the name of Paul Rousseaux. His son, Michel develops handling, his grandson, Denis created the current Rousseaux-Batteux brand in 1976 with his wife Laurence, niece of the famous football coach of the great stadium of Reims and of the French team, Albert Batteux. Currently, with the arrival of Adrien within the estate, it is the 4th generation of "Rousseaux" who make our various cuvées with respect for traditions.

Food suggestion

Red duck curry with coconut rice and fragrant spice

Descriptors & Texture


Savoury Pinot Noir Dominant

Winemaking


Extra Brut Aged 3 Years on Lees

Earth


Mineral

Herbs & Spices


Spice