Roederer Estate Brut Rose
|Varietal:||Pinot Noir & Chardonnay|
One of the best Bruts made in America. Combines the opulence of new world fruit with the finesses of French winemaking. Roederer Estate Brut is made from 100% estate grapes grown in Northern California's cool Anderson Valley. In true Roederer style, this blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir is selected from their reserve wines and is oak aged. Light gold with coppery tinges, the Roederer Estate Brut is unusually complex for a California sparkler. Beautifully balanced, the wine has a creamy mouth feel and long, elegant finish.
Wine.comLike the Roederer Estate Anderson Valley Brut, the Roederer Estate Rose is untraditional. While most roses are made with more Pinot Noir than Chardonnay, the Roederer Estate Rose is a blend of 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Charodnnay. For color, the winemaker prepares a small portion of Pinot Noir with extended maceration and adds about 5% to the blend before secondary fermentation, imparting a subtle salmon tinge. Both the 60/40 blend and addition of the small amount of red wine create a charming wine ...
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 88.4 pts. and median of 88 pts. in 63 notes)
Wine SpectatorRating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/03
Wine & SpiritsRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
Wine EnthusiastRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast
Wine NewsRating: 92/100 - As reviewed by The Wine News