Grains de Celles Rosé is an invigorating champagne rosé, elegantly revealing her terroir in freshness of fruit and fragrance.
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Sister to Grains de Celles, this champagne rosé pays homage to the eponymous Pierre Gerbais and his devotion to cultivating distinct vineyard soils for champagnisation after World War II. Grains de Celles is the bottle incarnate of Pierre’s life’s work in diverse terroir selection and an exact representation of the Domaine’s holdings today, which comprise 50% Pinot noir, 25% Chardonnay and 25% Pinot blanc. The addition of red wine (5% Coteaux Champenois Rouge, a 100% still Pinot noir) blended with Grains de Celles produces this vibrant, refreshing and accessible champagne rosé.
To preserve strong personalities, each terroir and grape variety is vinified separately. Fruit is manually harvested and vinified in vats, undergoing malolactic fermentation and maturation on fine lees. Disgorgement occurs 6 months prior to release and dosage is set at 3–4 g/L.
The presence of Coteaux Champenois Rouge gives Grains de Celles Rosé the alluring sensation of Pinot noir with layers of earth and red fruit that dance across the palate with generous weight and light, chalky tannins. Additional notes of orange, citrus zest and toasted brioche over a creamy, lingering finish are elegantly balanced by fresh minerality.
Best enjoyed from the Lehmann Jamesse, Grand Champagne 41 machine made glass.
A perfect food companion any time of the day: breakfast Emmental and ham croissants, charcuterie and cheese grazing platters, and pan-fried gyoza or pot-stickers dipped in ginger vinegar sauce.