Petite Douceur Rosé Extra-Dry – Non-Vintage
The latest Gosset champagne, the Petite Douceur Rosé Extra-Dry achieves a subtle balance between sweetness and acidity.
Vineyard Sources: Bouzy, Ambonnay, Cumières, Avize, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger
Malolactic Fermentation: None
Time Spent in Cellars Prior to Disgorging: Minimum 3 years
Dosage: Extra dry (17g/L)
With a beautiful effervescence — a string of fine bubbles — this champagne is very balanced. The mouth is dominated not only by strawberry and raspberry, but also grapefruit and lemon.
“I wanted to play on the subtle balance between sweetness and acidity. I was looking for a wine to pair with desserts typical of my childhood: crepes Suzette, orange blossom cake, a pear tart with cinnamon…” Jean-Pierre Mareigner, Cellarmaster
Suggested Serving Temperatures: Between 8 C and 10 C (46 F and 50 F)
Suggested Pairings: The Petite Douceur Rosé’s subtle balance between sweetness and acidity allows many pairings with desserts such as Crepes Suzette, orange blossom cakes, pear tarts with cinnamon, as well as macaroons and fruit sorbets. This is a wine to share on all occasions.
- Varietal Composition: 60% Chardonnay, 40% Pinot Noir (including 7% red wine)
- Alcohol: 12%
- TA: 6g/L
Champagne Gosset Petite Douceur Rosé Extra-Dry – NV – Wine & Spirits – 90 Points
This new wine from Gosset is a blend of 60 percent chardonnay from Avize and Le Mesnil-sur-Oger with 40 percent pinot noir from Bouzy, Ambonnay and Cumières. It gains its color from still pinot noir (seven percent of the blend), which also provides fresh raspberry and red currant flavors that integrate into the wine’s sweetness. Notes of chalk and mint balance the fruit...
Petite Douceur Rosé Extra-Dry – Non-Vintage – 93 points – The SOMM Journal
“… the oldest Champagne house, datig back to 1584. The exceptional wines are made in a rich, full-bodied style with extended aging.”