Champagne Gosset

Champagne, France

Grand Blanc de Blancs Brut – Non-Vintage

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  • Introduction

    • Jean-Pierre Mareigner wanted to offer champagne connoisseurs a wine with finesse, elegance and freshness in the tradition of other cuvées from Gosset’s antique range. The Grand Blanc de Blancs Brut was launched in 2011 — a bold move in the Pinot Noir territory of Aÿ where the percentage of Chardonnay grown is low (less than 10 percent of the total yield).

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Vineyard Sources: Avize, Chouilly, Cramant, Villers-Marmery, Trépail

  • Vinification

    • Malolactic Fermentation: None
      Time Spent in Cellars Prior to Disgorging: Minimum 3 years
      Dosage: Brut (9g/L)

  • Tasting Notes

    • Pale golden yellow; the fine, steady bubbles rise gracefully. The nose is both mineral and floral, revealing aromas of flowers, white fruits, apricots, Mirabelle plum and light notes of lemon, citrus fruit, quince jelly and honey. White flowers mingle with a hint of toastiness. There is a silky and harmonious sensation for this crisp, structured champagne.

      “In our range, we lacked a Blanc de Blancs. We wanted to add one to the family, yet preserve the House style. It offers both the finesse of the Côte des Blancs and the structure of the Montagne de Reims. I thoroughly enjoyed creating this wine.” Jean-Pierre Mareigner, Cellarmaster

      Suggested Serving Temperatures: Between 8 C and 10 C (46 F and 50 F)

      Suggested Pairings: The Grand Blanc de Blancs Brut makes the perfect apéritif; its freshness also makes it ideal for pairing with many dishes, including scallops, crab remoulade or gougères.

  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Chardonnay
    • Alcohol: 12%
    • TA: 6.9g/L

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  • Champagne Gosset Blanc de Blancs Grand Brut – NV – Wine & Spirits – 92 Points

    A fragrant chardonnay with notes of chamomile and chalk, this wine’s tart, fresh apple flavors find a soothing cushion in its creamy texture. Dense and powerful, this is Champagne for roast langoustines or lobster.

  • Champagne Gosset Grand Blanc de Blancs Brut – NV – The Wine Advocate – 93 Points

    Sourced in Avize, Chouilly, Cramant, Villers-Marmery and Trépail and filled into white bottles, the bright, citrus-colored NV Grand Blanc de Blancs Brut is pure, fresh and precise on the nose that is reminiscent of a noble perfume, with citrus notes over crushed rocks and rising dough. Highly finessed and elegant on the palate, this is a full-bodied yet light and...

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