Barons de Rothschild
Rare Collection Rosé 2012 Bottle (0.75L) | Naked Bottle
Barons de Rothschild Rare Collection Rosé 2012, produced in very limited quantities, is a unique blend of four Chardonnay Grands Crus and a touch of red wine from an exceptional vintage. A prestigious cuvée with perfect harmony, between fullness and delicacy.
The 2012 vintage : Sometimes icy and then scorching, the 2012 wine year was marked by a long winter, followed by a cool spring with little sunshine. After hail and torrential rain until the end of July, the heat of August miraculously saved the 2012 vintage. The harvest was small in quantity but of a rare and exceptional quality, making this one of the best vintages of its century.
Blend of 92% Chardonnay and 8% Pinot Noir red wine. 100% Grands and Premiers crus: Avize, Oger, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger Cramant for the Chardonnay; Verzenay, Vertus for the Pinot Noir.
Vinification is made into small thermo-regulated stainless steel vats of 20hl and a small proportion in barrels.
Long ageing on fine lees for 9 months in small vats with regular stirring.
Ageing on the lees in : 8 years minimum.
Rest after disgorging: 12 months minimum.
Production of the 2012 vintage: 3.300 bottles, 400 magnums.
Extra brut, 4 g/l g/liter