Domaine Jean-Marc Bernhard Cremant d'Alsace Rosé Brut Reserve NV
Pinot Noir | France
Our favorite rosé bubbly for UNDER $20 is back! Kept in the family for over 200 years, producing top-notch Alsatian wines like riesling, pinot gris, gewürztraminer, and more – the ninth generation of the Bernhards have fully embraced organic agriculture and winemaking…and the wines have never been better!
100% pinot noir from the family’s estate in the foothills of the dramatic Vosges Mountains, directly west of Colmar in the picturesque little burg of Katzenthal. Their cellars were originally built in the 16th century for winemaking and storage. This delicate, spicy, and generous rosé bubbly is but a tiny portion of their portfolio but over-delivers in every possible way. Delicious, complex, with harmonious brightness and richness, and a pleasing drink-me-up fruitiness throughout, this méthode champenoise wine is the perfect cellar-stocker.
Basically, everyone has loved this wine everywhere we’ve poured it, and yet it is also “serious” enough for the bubbly geeks to be happy about. 15 months on the lees and simply popping with buttery dough, strawberry, roses, red apples, minerals, and a wonderful, fine bubbly texture – really, it hits all the sweet spots. For this remarkable price? A silly – 47% off?! Yes, please. You won’t find this anywhere else in the U.S....we direct import them straight from Alsace (good excuse to visit, right)? This is something special, while we have it, at least!
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