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Varnier-Fanniere, Brut Rose Avize Grand Cru NV

£48.00

  • Type:

    Sparkling

  • Grape:

    Chardonnay

  • Country:

    France

  • Grape Blend:

    90% Chardonnay, 10% Pinot Noir

  • Region:

    Champagne

  • Vegan:

    No

  • Organic:

    No

  • ABV:

    12%

  • Winemaker:

    Valerie Varnier

  • Bottle Size:

    75cl

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Description

The nose is dominated by fresh red fruits with blackberries and blackcurrants. On the palate, the attack is lively and is a testament of a perfect balance, recalling the strong personality of the Pinot Noir grape. The long finish is refined and at the same time this rose both charms and seduces.

  • Production Notes
  • Producer
  • Delivery Information

Dosage = 10 g / litre of (raw) sugar Our Rosé Grand Cru is an original cuvee, which combines the finesse of Chardonnay (90%) with the power and fruitiness of Pinot Noir red wine (10%) from the village of Ambonnay, historic Grand Cru of Champagne.

Varnier-Fannière estate is small, but formidable. With four hectares of vines, averaging 45 years of age, in Avize, Oger, Oiry and Cramant, this estate has been producing outstanding wines for the last 30 years.

Valérie Varnier has taken over the mantle at this estate in 2017 after the death of her husband and 3rd generation producer, Denis Varnier. He was a believer in old vines and work in the vineyard and after his passing, Valérie said that there was “no question” about whether she would continue making the wines and she completed her first solo harvest a few months later.

The wines are bottled early and with a lower than average atmospheric pressure, emphasizing their vinous nature. “I prefer the wine to evolve in the bottle rather than in tank, so I try to get as much time in the bottle as possible” said Denis.

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