Lanson Brut Rosé Champagne

SKU #1056881 91 points James Suckling

 A bright, crisp and lively stye of rosé with aromas that are a mix of fresh lemon, red apple and raspberry, leading to a palate with crisp, lithe and juicy texture. Long strawberry fruit flavors, finishes fresh.  (7/2015)

91 points Vinous

 Pale orange. Fresh redcurrant and tangerine aromas are complemented by talc and allspice, with a seductive floral quality building in the glass. Lively and focused on the palate, displaying nervy citrus and red berry flavors and an undercurrent of chalky minerals. Finishes with very good clarity, grip and tangy persistence, the red fruit and mineral notes repeating. (JR)  (1/2015)

90 points Wine Enthusiast

 One of the earliest creators of rosé Champagne, Lanson produces a crisp style, very fruity while fresh and dry. The acidity is present, giving a great lift to the red-berry flavors and dash of lemon juice. (RV)  (12/2015)

90 points Wine Spectator

 Chopped almond, singed orange peel, white raspberry and spring forest notes are backed by firm acidity in this lip-smacking, minerally rosé. Lively, with a lingering, lightly spiced finish. (Web-2016) (AN)

Jancis Robinson

 Pale tawny. Gentle and slightly floral. Very easy and fully resolved but good refreshing acidity. A really good, well balanced, complete drink.  (4/2010)

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By: Gary Westby | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 4/13/2016 | Send Email
This dry, racy rosé has great toastiness and an exceptionally fine bead. It is composed of 50% Pinot Noir, 35% Chardonnay and 15% Meunier, with 7% Bouzy rouge giving the Champagne its color. It has been aged for three years on the lees and is dosed at only 9 grams per liter. Like all of Lanson's Champagnes, the wine is fermented in stainless steel without malolactic.

By: Scott Beckerley | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 8/17/2013 | Send Email
A lively blend of 50% pinot noir, 35% chardonnay and 15% pinot meunier. Six percent still red wine added to deepen the character. Light salmon colour, with a bright raspberry nose. Very clean, with excellent minerality and tart raspberry and cherry fruit in the mouth. Aged 36 months prior to release.

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France

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Champagne

- The French region of Champagne (comprised of the towns of Rheims, Epernay, and Ay) was the first region in the world to make sparkling wine in any quantity. Today, the name of the region is synonymous with the finest of all sparkling wines, and winemaking traditions of Champagne have become role models for sparkling wine producers, worldwide. Surprisingly, the region of Champagne is now responsible for only one bottle in 12 of all sparkling wine produced. Styles of champagne range from the basic brut (often blends of several vintages), single vintage champagnes, and rose. View our bestselling Champagne.