NV Paul Bara “Grand Rosé”, Brut Grand Cru, Bouzy

/home/wpcom/public_html/wp-content/blogs.dir/45a/12206980/files/2015/01/img_3977.jpg-35 year old vines (av.) grown in clay & limestone soil

-76 % Pinot Noir, 19 % Chardonnay, 5% Red wine

-A combination of direct press, saignée, and Bouzy Rouge

-Aged in bottle for 3 years before release

-Dosage: 10.8 g/l

Powerful, delicate, chalky minerality, effortless nuance of strawberry, one of the best sparkling rosés I’ve ever had. Photo taken at Marta, Roman pizzeria in Manhattan. Drank with smoked mackerel and scallop crudo.

 

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