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Champagne Gosset - Grande Reserve NV

Champagne Gosset - Grande Reserve NV

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Unveiling Elegance: A Detailed Tasting Note for Gosset Grande Reserve Brut NV

A touch of luxury for every occasion, Champagne Gosset Grande Reserve Brut NV is a captivating non-vintage sparkler from the esteemed House of Gosset.  Steeped in history as the oldest Champagne house, dating back to 1584, Gosset has consistently impressed with its dedication to quality and finesse. Their Grande Reserve Brut NV is no exception, serving as a testament to their signature style – a perfect harmony of freshness, elegance, and complexity.

Available to purchase online or in our shops located in Liphook and Petersfield, this exquisite Champagne is a must-try for those seeking a truly refined sparkling wine experience.

In the Glass:

The first impression of Gosset Grande Reserve Brut NV is its beautiful pale gold colour, hinting at the delicate nature of the wine within. As the light dances through the glass, admire the persistent stream of tiny bubbles, a hallmark of quality Champagne production.

On the Nose:

Prepare to be greeted by a delightful symphony of aromas. The initial burst offers lively citrus notes, reminiscent of grapefruit and lemon zest. This vibrancy is complemented by a subtle smokiness, hinting at the wine's extended ageing in the cellars. As you delve deeper, delicate floral notes of hawthorn and white flowers emerge, interwoven with hints of brioche and toasted nuts. This interplay of aromas creates a truly captivating and inviting bouquet.

On the Palate:

The first sip of Gosset Grande Reserve Brut NV is a revelation. The wine boasts a lively and refreshing mouthfeel, thanks to its crisp acidity balanced by a surprising elegance. The flavours mirror the enticing aromas, with vibrant citrus notes taking centre stage. Hints of orchard fruits like pear and Mirabelle plum add a touch of sweetness, while the Pinot Noir influence comes through with subtle hints of red apple and hawthorn. The signature toasty notes of brioche and biscuit, developed during the ageing process, add a layer of complexity and richness to the palate.

Food Pairing:

Gosset Grande Reserve Brut NV's versatility makes it a perfect choice for various culinary occasions.

  • As an Apéritif: Enjoy its delightful freshness as an apéritif to stimulate the palate before a meal.
  • Canapés and Light Bites: Pair it with a selection of canapés, such as smoked salmon blinis, cream cheese with chives on cucumber slices, or miniature quiches. The wine's acidity beautifully cuts through the richness of these appetisers.
  • Seafood: Let the vibrant citrus notes and minerality complement a variety of seafood dishes. Freshly shucked oysters, pan-seared scallops, or a delicate white fish dish are ideal partners.
  • Poultry and Vegetarian Options: Roasted chicken or turkey with creamy sauces find a perfect match in this Champagne. Vegetarian options like mushroom risotto or creamy pasta dishes are equally well-suited.

Beyond the Bottle:

A Legacy of Excellence: Owning the title of the oldest Champagne house, Gosset brings a rich heritage to every bottle. Their unwavering commitment to quality and meticulous winemaking techniques shines through in the Grande Reserve Brut NV.

Crafted for Elegance:  The use of a high proportion of Chardonnay grapes and the avoidance of malolactic fermentation contribute to the wine's remarkable freshness and finesse. This meticulous approach results in a Champagne that is both sophisticated and eminently drinkable.

Food-Friendly Finesse:  Gosset Grande Reserve Brut NV's versatility makes it a fantastic choice for a variety of culinary adventures.  Whether enjoyed as an apéritif or paired with a meal, this Champagne elevates the dining experience.

In Conclusion:

Champagne Gosset Grande Reserve Brut NV is a captivating sparkler that embodies elegance and finesse.  Visit our online store or our shops in Liphook and Petersfield to experience this remarkable Champagne for yourself.  We are confident that you will be impressed by its exceptional quality and delightful taste profile.

 

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