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Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé Cuvée Elisabeth Salmon Rose NV

Winemaker's Notes:

A romantic Champagne... First loved by women, its balance and its delicacy have made it a revered wine appreciated by everyone. The production secrets and the vinification method of this cuvee go back to the origins of the House of Billecart-Salmon and have been handed down for seven generations. The Brut Rose is a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier and Pinot Noir vinified as white wine with a small percentage of Pinot Noir vinified as wine. Its pale pink colour is adorned with warm glints of gold, and its delicate, slowly rising bubbles gives it a persistent mousse. This Cuvée unveils a subtle aroma leading to an elegant, delicate bouquet of fine notes of red fruits. A light elegant style, followed by a fresh finish.

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Billecart-Salmon:
The Billecart-Salmon House is the embodiment of these rare family businesses who have constantly strived to build the legend of Champagne. The family's independence has helped them to maintain a sense of continuity in the concoction of their champagnes with as their watchwords: finesse, balance and elegance. Each generation has endeavoured to propel the art of wine-growing into modern world, while remaining firmly rooted in almost two centuries experience.
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Member Reviews for Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé Cuvée Elisabeth Salmon Rose

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Snooth User: Rodolphe Boulanger
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5.00 5
08/14/2007

One of my all-time favorite rose Champagnes. Balanced, refreshing and fruity... and consistently delicious.


Snooth User: DeLovely
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5.00 5
06/10/2009

Light, lovely, and rightly dry. Delicate bubbles and romantic to hold in hand--affords me to feel quite the elegant young lady.


Snooth User: WineGuyBob
2928927
5.00 5
08/04/2007

Still one my favorite non-vintage Champagnes. This has real grace, with soft berry fruit aromas, gorgeous texture and a long, clean finish. It doesn't knock you over the head but lures you in very seductively.


Snooth User: Philip James
112,549
4.50 5
01/03/2008

Light red fruity nose. Nice bubbles, very soft acidity (nicely muted by the fruit). Some bready yeast notes, but very mild. Served with a ginger pork noodle broth. Lovely.


Snooth User: Olivier
28906500
2.50 5
04/23/2009

really beautiful light brick colour, but I think this bottle was not at its best, so I will have to taste another one!


Snooth User: henbjo
141131192
4.00 5
06/09/2009

This is an absolutely lovely NV Brut Rosé. Like with all of Billecart-Salmon's Champagnes, it is well balanced and composed - nice mousse, nice fruit, nice minerality and acidity - it's just very very nice! Recommended


Snooth User: chapspot
10780783
5.00 5
08/14/2009

All brut rosés should be so wondrous. This house delivers a consistent NV winner year after year. Perfect fruit/acid balance. Persistent fine bubbles. Integrated. Harmonious. Joyful juice.


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External Reviews for Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé Cuvée Elisabeth Salmon Rose

External Review
12/21/2011

The NV Brut Rosé is beautifully balanced in its layers of perfumed red fruit, berries and flowers. Clean mineral notes frame a silky, sensual finish. Billecart-Salmon's NV Brut Rosé is one of the most consistently delicious roses readers are likely to find. This is Lot: L779914 30209M. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2014.


External Review
03/26/2013

A dry rosé, freshly tasting of red currant fruits, laced with beautifully refreshing acidity. The wine has some weight, but it has more of an elegant, dancing lightness.


External Review
07/31/2008

A fine, delicate bead is Billecart-Salmon's signature. A blend of the Pinots and Chardonnay. Dry with exquisite red berry character and a gorgeous texture. An ideal Champagne to enjoy as an apéritif with smoked salmon or sushi.


External Review
10/01/2011

Lovely stately strawberry fruit, baked apples, brioche and spice. Invigorating acidity, beautifully soft fizz, very gentle and elegant persistence. (RH) Jancis Robinson. A Champagne Blend wine from Champagne in France. N.V. Billecart-Salmon Rose 1500ml


External Review
12/21/2011

Pale, orange-tinged pink. Vibrant, spicy aromas of orange peel, ruby-red grapefruit and floral honey. Focused and pure, with juicy orange and tangy rhubarb flavors and a lush, velvety texture. This is weightier than previous bottlings of this cuvee, but has the usual precision and lift expected by long-time fans of this rose. Finishes with juicy citrus flavors and a late mineral jolt.


External Review
12/09/2010

1 x 750ML Bottle


External Review
01/10/2013

The NV Brut Rosandeacute; emerges from the glass with the essence of freshly cut flowers, berries and minerals in a mid-weight, gracious style. It shows gorgeous inner perfume, along with persistent notes of chalkiness that frame the long, sublime finish. Year in, year out, this estateandrsquo;s NV Brut Rosandeacute; is one of the most consistently outstanding wines in the region.


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Appearance: Its pale and bright pink colour is adorned with warm glints of gold and its delicate slowly rising bubbles give it a persistent mousse. Aroma: This cuvée unveils a subtle aroma leading to an elegant, delicate bouquet of fine notes of red fruits and zest of citrus fruits. Palate: Its special method of vinification gives this cuvée a light, elegant flavour, followed by a fresh finish with a taste of raspberry.

A romantic Champagne... First loved by women, its balance and its delicacy have made it a revered wine appreciated by everyone. The production secrets and the vinification method of this cuvee go back to the origins of the House of Billecart-Salmon and have been handed down for seven generations. The Brut Rose is a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier and Pinot Noir vinified as white wine with a small percentage of Pinot Noir vinified as wine. Its pale pink colour is adorned with warm glints of gold, and its delicate, slowly rising bubbles gives it a persistent mousse. This Cuvée unveils a subtle aroma leading to an elegant, delicate bouquet of fine notes of red fruits. A light elegant style, followed by a fresh finish.

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