2012 Cuvée Carnaval Rosé
Cuvée Carnaval Rosé features 76% fruit from the 2012 vintage with 24% Reserve Chardonnay blended for complexity. A pale pink color is highlighted by a nose of strawberry, cherry, and floral notes. The palate shows more red fruit with a subtle sweetness of brioche and sugar cookie. Lush and ripe, this easy drinking cuvée is a lovely apéritif for spring and summer entertaining.
Varietal: 62% Chardonnay, 28% Pinot Noir
Residual Sugar: 12 g/l
Ageing Profile: 1.5 years on the lees
Cases Produced: 273
Disgorged: January 21, 2015
Food Pairing Notes:
The richness and complexity of this wine calls for food of a similar style. Pair with lobster and butter sauce, foie gras, or a creamy mushroom risotto. Also try triple cream cheeses or those featuring a nutty flavor.
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