In our third episode, to honour St Valentine’s Day, we discussed Rosé champagnes and the different methods used to produce different results.

Andre Clouet Rosé NV – 100% Pinot Noir, colour achieved by blending some red wine from Champagne. From Bouzy region near Epernay

Tendil et Lombardi Rosé de Saignée NV – 100% pinot noir, colour achieved by the Saignée method of leaving the skins in contact with the cuvée for 16 – 18 hours. From the Cotes de Bar area of champagne

Paul Dethune Rosé NV Grand Cru – 80% Pinot Noir, 20% Chardonnay. Colour achieved by blending a little red wine. From Ambonnay region


Follow the link below to hear the full episode.

The Flute Enthusiast – Episode #3