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As I wrote in 2019, Taittinger is using more Pinot Noir and opting for longer sur lattes maturation for this bottling, and the result is that Comtes Rosé is becoming a more gastronomic Champagne. Deceptively charming as this 2008 is today, I suspect it will tighten up with a little age on cork.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWine Spectator:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e Harmonious rosé, seamlessly knitting a vivid spine of acidity and a streak of salinity with a fine, satiny mousse and flavors of wild strawberry, blood orange sorbet, pickled ginger and toast point. The lingering finish shows accents of dried thyme, smoke and graphite. 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2008 | Taittinger | Comtes de Champagne Rose (Magnum)

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Sparkling Wine: 2008 | Taittinger | Comtes de Champagne Rose (Magnum)

Harmonious rosé, seamlessly knitting a vivid spine of acidity and a streak of salinity with a fine, satiny mousse and flavors of wild strawberry, blood orange sorbet, pickled ginger and toast point. The lingering finish shows accents of dried thyme, smoke and graphite. Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

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Producer: Taittinger

Ratings: WA | 96  WS | 95

Vintage: 2008

Size: 1.5 L

ABV: 12%

Varietal: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir

    Country/Region: France, Champagne

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      A minerally version, with smoke and saline notes deftly meshed with flavors of glazed apple, lemon-infused pastry cream and marzipan. This is fine and softly creamy in texture, with lemony acidity providing good definition through to the lightly toasty finish. Elegant.

        Reviews:

        • Wine Advocate: Taittinger's 2008 Brut Comtes de Champagne Rosé, which arrives on the market this year, has unwound considerably since I last tasted it. Offering up inviting aromas of red berries, plums, sweet spices, orange rind and freshly baked bread, it's medium to full-bodied, pillowy and vinous, with an ample core of fruit, lively acids and an elegant pinpoint mousse. As I wrote in 2019, Taittinger is using more Pinot Noir and opting for longer sur lattes maturation for this bottling, and the result is that Comtes Rosé is becoming a more gastronomic Champagne. Deceptively charming as this 2008 is today, I suspect it will tighten up with a little age on cork.
        • Wine Spectator: Harmonious rosé, seamlessly knitting a vivid spine of acidity and a streak of salinity with a fine, satiny mousse and flavors of wild strawberry, blood orange sorbet, pickled ginger and toast point. The lingering finish shows accents of dried thyme, smoke and graphite. Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

        Producer Information

        Taittinger is one of Champagne's most famous houses. Based in the city of Reims, Taittinger is known for its Chardonnay-dominant cuvées, the pinnacle of which is the blanc de blancs prestige cuvée, Comtes de Champagne.The family-owned estate has approximately 290 hectares (710 acres) of vines, around half of which is planted to Pinot Noir, with Chardonnay and a small amount of Pinot Meunier making up the rest. These vineyards contribute 50 percent of Taittinger's output, with the rest coming from growers who have historical relationships with the house.Taittinger's Brut Reserve NV is composed of 40 percent Chardonnay, with the two Pinots making up the remainder. This makes for a fresh and reasonably delicate house style.

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