Champagne Gosset

Champagne, France

Cuvée 15 Brut – Non-Vintage

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  • Introduction

    • LIMITED RELEASE
      Champagne Gosset 15 ans de cave a minima
      A gem from another century

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Grape Source: Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, Cramant, Villers-Marmery (Chardonnay); Ambonnay, Aÿ, Mareuil-sur-Aÿ (Pinot Noir)
  • Vinification

    • Malolactic: None
      Time Spent in Cellars Prior to Disgorging: Minimum 15 years on the lees
      Dosage: Brut (7g/L)
      Winemaking Notes: The cellarmaster left this wine to rest on the lees for nearly two decades in order to reveal the impact of extended lees aging on Champagne Gosset’s style of winemaking.

      • No malolactic fermentation to retain freshness and character
      • Use of grapes from the best grand cru and premier cru vineyards to provide the depth, structure and finesse to support extended cellaring
      • A blend of several stellar harvests in the late 1990s, cellared in 1999, to best express the Gosset spirit
  • Tasting Notes

    • Its long aging in the cellar, with no malolactic fermentation to pass the time, enables our 15-year-old Gosset to retain its freshness and elegance while gaining added vinosity, complexity, fullness … The balance is ideal, and the bubbles are clearly at the service of the wine.

  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 60% Chardonnay, 40% Pinot Noir
    • Cases Imported: 356
    • Alcohol: 12%
    • Release Date: March 2016, available in US in June 2016

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Reviews

  • Champagne Gosset Cuvée 15 Brut – NV – Wine Spectator – 93 Points

    This deeply hued Champagne exudes mushroom and white truffle notes, set on a fine, plush mousse and structured by a firm backbone of acidity. Rich and expressive, yet well-cut and fresh, with dried apricot, chopped almond, toffee and saline notes echoing on the finish. Drink now through 2021.

  • Cuvée 15 Brut – Non-Vintage – 96 points – Wine Enthusiast

    "This limited release Champagne has been aged on its lees in Gosset’s cellars for a minimum of 15 years. While it does have some maturity and toasty character, its freshness is extraordinary. The crisp fruit is still there, evoking ripe apples..."

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