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    4
  • Decanting time

    5-15min
  • When to drink

    Now-2023
  • Food Pairing

    Truffled veal, duck confit & wild salmon

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Armand de Brignac Rosé is among the finest examples of the famous pink Champagne blend ever conceived, and is packaged in a brilliant pink-gold bottle with matching adornments.

Its beautiful color is achieved through assemblage, the process by which sparkling white wine is blended with a proportion of still Pinot Noir wine. Our Pinot Noir is picked from old -growth vines grown specifically for use in Rosé Champagne.

Our Rosé is announced with a rich bouquet of red fruits with delicate, smoky grilled notes behind. It is fresh and full-bodied on the palate with aromas of strawberries and blackcurrant, and is lingering and complex in its finish. Armand de Brignac Rosé is produced in extremely limited quantities – even by comparison to our boutique Brut Gold.

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The Story

Armand de Brignac Rosé is an elegant and delicious “basket of red fruits” as described by Chef de Cave, Jean-Jacques Cattier. The vibrant rose hue is given from the inclusion of 15% of still red wine, harvested from old Pinot Noir vines that produce fruit with great flavor intensity. The assemblage comprises 50% Pinot Noir, 40% Pinot Meunier and 10% Chardonnay and is a trio of vintages; 2009, 2010 & 2012.

 

Strawberry, currants and cherry abound on the nose, with floral hints and a touch of sweet almond.  The red grape dominance brings a structured palate filled with black fruits, cherries and hints of baked pastry. The Chardonnay brings the lightness and elegance.

Ideal as an aperitif or pairs beautifully with truffled veal, duck confit and wild salmon.

Best in Show, Best Sparkling Wine – 2015 New York International Wine Competition

92 Points, Wine Spectator, May 2016

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Wine Information

Champagne Armand de Brignac is a range of prestige cuvées that offer uncompromising quality and taste, crafted by 11th generation champagne growers, the Cattier family. Drawing upon more than 250 years of experience in the region, the father and son winemaking team dedicate intense attention to detail in the creation of the Armand de Brignac champagnes. They source fruit from the vineyards showing the highest quality of the harvest, taking solely the first and freshest portion of the cuvée press and blending a unique trio of vintages for each assemblage.

Each metalized bottle is finished by hand, with the application of French pewter labels, polished, and housed in a wooden lacquered gift box, ensuring every single bottle is unique. A small and highly skilled team of just 14 people touch a bottle of Armand de Brignac, from pressing the fruit to the bottle’s departure from the cellars in France.

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Average Bottle Price

2018
345€

This data comes from the FINE Auction Index, a composite of average prices for wines sold at commercial auctions in 20 countries. The average prices from each year have been collected since 1990. This chart plots the index value of the average price of the wines.

Latest Pro-tasting notes

84 tasting notes

Tasting note

color

Light, Pink and Bright

ending

Long, Gentle and Smooth

flavors

Raspberry, Perfumed, Cranberry and Floral

nose

Intense, Fresh, Charming and Pure

recommend

Yes

taste

High in Acidity, Warming, Concentrated, Well-structured, Good texture, Youthful, Medium-bodied, Harmonious, Fresh, Elegant, Dry and Silky tannins

Verdict

Sophisticated and Excellent

Written Notes

Moderately intense, pink rose colour. Fresh and vivid nose with some floral nuances mixed with cranberry and lingonberry. Dry and crisp palate with refined silky texture. Vibrant mouthfeel with red fruit flavours. Long, lingering finish. Firm and flavourful rosé champagne. JL 93p. (Oct 2021)

  • 93p

A deepl, vinous rosé, almost garnet in color, this distinctive version offers dried cherry and currant flavors, accented by delicate dried thyme, graphite and singed orange peel notes. Well-recommended for food, this is firm and lightly chalky in texture, with a lingering, mineral-laced finish. 

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Information

Origin

Reims, Champagne

Soil

Clay and limestone.

Vineyard size

33 hectares

Winemaker

Jean-Jacques Cattier and Alexandre Cattier

Value For Money

Good

Release state price

450$

Investment potential

No Potential

Fake factory

None

Drinking temperature

6-8C

Inside Information

Armand de Brignac Rosé is among the finest examples of the famous pink Champagne blend ever conceived, and is packaged in a brilliant pink-gold bottle with matching adornments.

Its beautiful color is achieved through assemblage, the process by which sparkling white wine is blended with a proportion of still Pinot Noir wine. Our Pinot Noir is picked from old -growth vines grown specifically for use in Rosé Champagne.

Our Rosé is announced with a rich bouquet of red fruits with delicate, smoky grilled notes behind. It is fresh and full-bodied on the palate with aromas of strawberries and blackcurrant, and is lingering and complex in its finish. Armand de Brignac Rosé is produced in extremely limited quantities – even by comparison to our boutique Brut Gold.

The Rosé is crafted by 10-12% of still red wine to the final blend. This Pinot Noir is harvested from the old vines that produce fruit with the great flavor intensity.

Best in Show, Best Sparkling Wine - 2015 New York International Wine Competition

'Extraordinary Exceptional+' rating, Christie's World Encyclopedia of Champagne & Sparkling Wine (2014 Edition) by Tom Stevenson & Essi Avellan MW

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