Wonderful now, or if cellared for up to 10 years, this special bottling comes from the Collet family, who, engrained in wine-making tradition since 1792, makes wines that are thoughtfully expressive of their beautiful Chablis terroir. Whilst maintaining age-old quality craftsmenship, Jean Collet also embraces modernity in its most "delicious" sense.
The beauty of this Rose Bubbly begins outside the bottle: unique, eye-catching, and elegant, it's clear this is a "serious Champagne." Unlike most bubbly that's sold as soon as possible, the age in this wine lends itself to superfine bubbles and a rich and smooth palate, with "a classic layer of toast and an accent of vanilla."
The Champagne mixes Pinot Meunier in with Pinot Noir and Chardonnay to help create its unique flavor.Raspberry pink in colour‚ this is a creamy and mellow champagne with hints of roses‚ honey and red berries.
Based in Aÿ, at the heart of the historic Champagne region, the House of COLLET, named after its founder, was created in 1921 by a group of growers with a dedicated attachment to their vines and a characteristic respect for the Champagne tradition.
As a firmly-established champagne House, COLLET is supplied from over 650 hectares (1,600 acres) of vineyards planted with the three varieties in the best Champagne villages ~ Chardonnay, a white grape that offers finesse and elegance, Pinot Noir, for its body and generosity, and Pinot Meunier, for its freshness and fruitiness. For decades, their champagnes have been aged in century-old cellars dug from the surrounding clay, providing a constant temperature in which our wines able to improve.
Who better than small growers cultivating their land from generation to generation, repeating the same gestures as their fathers and grandfathers had passed down to them, the knowledge to make an exceptional Champagne? This wine is their life, their passion, their pride.
This could go with eggs with truffles on a Saturday morning or oysters on a Saturday night. Or both.