NAME: GEISSE BRUT ROSÉ TRADICIONAL 2014 ( TRADITIONAL METHOD/100% PINOT NOIR )
ABV: 12.5 %
APPEARANCE: Clear, bubble-gum pink colour
AROMAS: Ripe summer fruits with well developed yeasty and toasty notes
TASTE: Red berry fruit flavours overlaying more complex and developed brioche ( ‘autolytic’ ) notes from extended lees ageing. Soft on the palate with plenty of fine bubbles, generous mousse and a good long finish
FOOD PAIRING: Best served well chilled as an aperitif but also works with hors d’oeuvres, salads and salmon
OVERALL: Beautifully presented Traditional Method sparkler – would make a lovely present!
£ 21.00 / bottle ( £ 126.00 / case x 6 )
NAME: GEISSE BRUT ROSÉ TERROIR 2009 ( TRADITIONAL METHOD, 100% Pinot Noir, with minimum 36 months lees ageing and around 5% briefly oak aged )
APPEARANCE: Attractive dark salmon-pink
AROMAS: Intriguing, complex nose shows raspberry, redcurrant and red cherry fruit, with a little honey and hazelnut also apparent
TASTE: Soft creamy palate shows summer fruits overlaid with biscuity toastiness, also a tiny herbal note reminiscent of dill or rosemary. Medium bodied, with very light oaky character. Delicate mousse and fine bubbles, with long persistence on finish
FOOD PAIRING: Perfect with poached or grilled salmon
OVERALL: Top of the range aged pink fizz, wonderfully subtle flavours, drinks superbly!
£ 28.00 / bottle ( £ 168.00 / case x 6 )