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2008 Taittinger, Comtes de Champagne Rose 1x150cl

£450.00 excl. Duty & VAT (In Bond)Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £546.41

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Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Rosé is produced entirely from grapes handpicked from the finest vines in the revered Côte des Blancs and Montage de Reims regions. The blend is comprised of 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay. The 2008 vintage is characterised by a robust structure and prominent tannins.

Champagne Champagne Grape

Tasting Notes

Robert Parker 96

Taittinger’s 2008 Brut Comtes de Champagne Rose, 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 Rose 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. [21/10/2021]

Anticipated maturity: 2021-2035

Producer Profile

Area under vines: 288 hectares
Winemaker: Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger

Grape varieties:

  • Chardonnay 37%
  • Pinot Noir 48%
  • Pinot Meunier 15%

Wines Vineyard Holdings:

  • Les Folies de la Marquetterie
  • Prestige Rosé
  • Brut Réserve
  • Cuvée Prestige
  • Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs
  • Comtes de Champagne Rosé
  • Brut Millésimé
  • Prélude « Grands Crus »
  • Brut Millésimé
  • Nocturne
  • Demi-Sec

Learn more about Taittinger here

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