NV Charles Heidsieck Rosé Reserve
Wine Spectator 93: A rich and toasty version, with vibrant acidity driving the expressive range of crème de cassis, ground coffee, toasted brioche, candied ginger and lemon parfait. Long and creamy on the well-spiced, expansive finish.
Wine Enthusiast 91: This dry, orange-pink wine is crisp and delicately fruity, but with a tangy, almost tannin texture that gives a definite bite. The bottling (disgorged in 2015) is still young and dominated by the tight acidity.
Decanter 95: Twinkling salmon lights in the glass. Intriguing citrus aromas pour out, backed up by toasty, honeyed tones. The Pinot Noir character really shows through in a rich, opulent style. This rosé Champagne would be delicious with seafood.