Autréau de Champillon Premier Cru Rosé Zoom

Autréau de Champillon Premier Cru Rosé

France | Champagne 750 ml | 12.50 %
  • Tastes like
  • Berry
  • Strawberry
  • Good with
  • Fish
  • Shellfish
  • Spicy
  • Its also
  • 90+
  • Product details


    The Autréau family have been growing and making Champagne since 1670 and remain 100% family owned to this day. They have some of the finest Premier Cru and Grand vineyards in the Champagne region.
    This Champagne Rosé is made from 100% Premier Cru fruit. 85% Chardonnay provides elegance and finesse, the 15% Pinot Noir (blended as red wine) gives the glorious colour and some richness on the palate. Aromas of Blackcurrant, blackberry and strawberry, with marked notes of melon and grapefruit. Full and focused on the palate, and a generous long-lasting mousse. Crisp, clean and refreshing.

    Variety Description


    Chardonnay is a green-skinned grape variety used to make white wine. It originated in the Burgundy wine region of eastern France but is now grown wherever wine is produced, from England to New Zealand.The Chardonnay grape itself is very neutral, with many of the flavors commonly associated with the grape being derived from such influences as terroir and oak. It is vinified in many different styles, from the lean, crisply mineral wines of Chablis, France to New World wines with oak, and tropical fruit flavors.

    Country Description


    Practically all the most famous grape varieties used in the world's wines are French varieties, and wine is produced all throughout France. France is the second largest wine producer in the world after Italy. The wines produced range from expensive high-end wines sold internationally to more modest wines usually only seen within France. In many respects, French wines have more of a regional than a national identity, as evidenced by different grape varieties, production methods and different classification systems in the various regions. Some of the more famous wine regions in France include Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Loire, Chablis and the Rhône valley.

    Region Description


    The Champagne wine region is a historic province in the northeast of France. The area is best known for the production of the sparkling white wine that bears the region's name. The principal grapes grown in the region include Chardonnay, Pinot noir, and Pinot Meunier. Ancient oceans left behind chalk subsoil deposits when they receded 70 million years ago. Earthquakes that rocked the region over 10 million years ago pushed the marine sediments of belemnite fossils up to the surface to create the belemnite chalk terrain. The belemnite in the soil allows it to absorb heat from the sun and gradually release it during the night as well as providing good drainage. This soil contributes to the lightness and finesse that is characteristic of Champagne wine.