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Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé, Mareuil-Sur-Aÿ NV 375ml $56
Billecart-Salmon was one of the very first houses to believe in rose style of Champagne. The wine is made with 30-40% reserve wines and is half Chardonnay and half Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. This Cuvee unveils a delicate aroma of elegant pear, raspberry and brioche. This dry and crisp style of Champagne has a vibrant body and elegant mineral notes.
Pol Roger Brut Reserve, Epernay NV 750ml $55
“My tastes are simple, I am easily satisfied with the best” Winston Churchill
Notoriously the favorite Champagne of Winston Churchill, Pol Roger is one of the few luxury Champagne firms still family owned. They own 200 acres of vineyards and have cellar caves that extend over four miles! The Brut Reserve is a blend of equal parts Pinot Noir, Meunier and Chardonnay from 30 different crus. 25% reserve wines are added for depth and complexity.
Philipponnat Royale Reserve Rosé Brut NV 1.5L $160
One of the last houses to be run by a member of its founding family, Philipponnat, founded in 1552 is now run by Charles Philipponnat, descended from over 600 years of cellar masters, winemakers and grape growers in Champagne. The Royale Reserve Rose is salmon pink-hued with fine bubbles. This is a minerally Champagne with flavors of peach, almond, strawberry and chalk. It’s lusciously rich with a creamy and lingering finish.
Buy the set: $260