Champagne Gosset

Champagne, France

CELEBRIS Rosé Extra Brut — 2008

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  • Introduction

    • “Celebris is the most exceptional expression of the Gosset style, interpreted through the lens of are markable vintage. We elevate the raw material of freshness, structure, aging potential and dynamism in order to take the wine to its pinnacle. It takes ten years or more in the cellar to reveal all its depth, its great aromatic complexity, to allow the expression of persistent minerality, of infinite purity and delicacy. Time here is in no way a constraint, it is an asset, a privilege.” — Cellarmaster Odilon de Varine

  • Vineyard Profile


    • Vineyard Sources:

      • Avize: CH, vivacity, purity, length
      • Cramant: CH, aromatic complexity, salinity
      • Vertus: CH, freshness, delicacy, front-palate
      • Ambonnay: PN, finesse, tension, aging
      • Trépail: CH, vivacity, density, length
      • Villers Marmery: CH, purity, mid-palate
      • Aÿ: PN, full-body, mid-palate structure, aging
      • Cumières: PN, roundness, mid-palate
      • Cuis: CH, complexity, flinty, fruitiness

  • Vinification

    • Malolactic Fermentation: None; Carefully avoided to preserve the natural fruit aromas
      Dosage: 6.5 g/L (Brut)

    • Aging: Almost 12 years on lees in cellars; Tirage (bottled): June 2009
    • Disgorged: April 2021
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 72% Chardonnay, 28% Pinot Noir (including 8% red wine)
    • Alcohol: 12%
    • TA: 8.9 g/L

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  • Champagne Gosset CELEBRIS Rosé Extra Brut — 2008 – Wine Spectator – 94 Points

    A rich rosé in a vinous style, with steeped raspberry and black cherry fruit flavors and an aromatic overtone of whole grain toast, crystallized honey and salted almond. Fine and creamy in texture, with a firm backbone of well-knit acidity creating a mouthwatering impression on the lightly chalky, herb- and spice-laced finish.

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