Sunday, October 20, 2013

Taittinger Nocturne Rose Sec NV 92 Points

Latest addition to the house of Champagne Taittinger, Nocturne Rose sec is a blend fo 30% Chardonnay and 70% Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier combined with the addition of 15%still red wine.

Captivating fruitiness with layered complexity, resulting from 48 months on the lees following second fermentation, with a dosage of 17.5g/l cane sugar.

Perfume, ripe, showing bright maturity, richly textured, juicy, generous, persistent lenght.
Recently available in South Africa, at present exclusive to Woolworths as from 1st November, highly recommended Champagne, in time for the festive season.

Alcohol: perfect | 12 % abv

Origin: Reims, Champagne | France

Notes: cherries in kirsch | grapefruit | strawberries | beetroot | pastries | spicy

Ideal drinking occasions: anytime

Serve with: sashimi

Drink: now until 2019