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/ Ripe stone fruit aromas with citrus and honey notes. Full and smooth on the palate with ripe pear and balancing acidity; moderately long finish.... Read more
Founded in A in 1584 by Pierre Gosset, Gosset is the oldest wine house in Champagne. It also remains one of the most prestigious, considered by man... Read more
Champagne With Brut Strength/ Ring in the New Year with this excellent brut-style Champagne that blends Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. A glass of brut... Read more
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/ Ripe stone fruit aromas with citrus and honey notes. Full and smooth on the palate with ripe pear and balancing acidity; moderately long finish. Very good. Shrimp; simply prepared whitefish.
Founded in A in 1584 by Pierre Gosset, Gosset is the oldest wine house in Champagne. It also remains one of the most prestigious, considered by many collectors and connoisseurs as the world’s preeminent name in luxury champagne. Gosset’s reputation for excellence starts on the vines. Its champagnes are composed almost entirely of grapes from Premier Cru and Grand Cru vineyards. Unlike most champagne producers, this illustrious wine house purposely avoids malolactic fermentation and always performs riddling and disgorging of prestige cuvées and large-format bottles by hand. Gosset champagnes are made with infinite care and kept in deep cellars for at least three years – and up to five or more for vintage and prestige cuvées – before release. Gosset’s inimitable style – powerful and full-bodied, of unrivaled richness and staying power – has changed very little over the centuries. Gosset is now a fixture on wine lists of some of the most celebrated restaurants in the world, lauded by sommeliers for an exceptional capacity to enhance a wide range of cuisine. It is, in short, a legend among the wines of Champagne. Production Area Champagne, France Grape Varieties 45% Pinot Noir; 36% Chardonnay; 19% Pinot Meunier Vinification The Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes primarily come from Grand and Premier Cru vineyards in A, Ambonnay, Bouzy, Louvois, Verzenay and Verzy among others. The Chardonnay grapes are sourced from Grand and Premier Cru vineyards in Avize, Mesnil Sur Oger, Chouilly, and Oger, among others. On average, a blend of selected crus from three different harvests, including 20% reserve wines. The wine spends an average of 2.5 to 3 years resting on the lees before disgorging. Color A crystal clear, pale golden hue. Persistent fine, lively bubbles. Bouquet Intense, elegant and inviting on the nose. Fresh floral notes reminiscent of honeysuckle, wisteria and white jasmine seamlessly give way to exotic aromas of pineapple, guava and mango with hints of caramel, gingerbread and cinnamon. A trace of pear liqueur completes the harmonious finish. Taste This invigoratingly fresh and refined champagne is characterized by rich density and volume. On the palate, delicate floral notes give way to flavors of sweet peaches and nectarines over subtle notes of spices like cardamom and green pepper. The finish is delicate and smooth, with irresistible and deliciously sensual flavors of candied fruit, cinnamon and licorice. Serving Suggestions Spectacular food wine. Enjoy with a variety of fish dishes, garnished with citrus fruit or butter-based sauces, as well as braised, roasted or casseroled poultry, duck or rabbit.
Champagne With Brut Strength/ Ring in the New Year with this excellent brut-style Champagne that blends Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. A glass of brut makes a dellcious aperitif, but it's also versatile enough to take you through dinner. Gosset Brut Excellence: Pear flavors and a rich finish.
/ “Light lemon color with a lovely, full mousse. Ripe, yeasty, fresh and elegant on the nose with rich and creamy pear and peach flavors on the palate, married to perfect acidity and balance. A terrific Champagne for a meal.”
Holiday Wine Advice - Recommended Wines/ "Gosset Brut Excellence, the oldest Champagne house, maintains a bright edge to balance its full body, rich flavor, and long finish."
Brut Excellence - 90 Points, Wine & Spirits/ A robust and classically styled Champagne, this is rich and creamy in the middle, braced by steely acidity. It feels clean and polished, a fragrant wine for plump littleneck clams.
Brut Excellence - Washington Post/ Gosset produces fine fizz, including this light and elegant wine that shows nice finesse and balance.
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