Le Brun de Neuville "Authentique" Brut Rosé Champagne SKU #1301163

Price: $44.99

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Tasting Notes

All of the "Authentique" range from Le Brun de Neuville comes exclusively from Bethon in the Sezanne, and is aged on the lees on a cork rather than a crown cap. This is kept for three years on the lees and is composed of 67% Chardonnay and 23% Pinot Noir, of which 17% is red wine to give the Champagne its rosé color and flavor. It benefits from 5% of oak aged wines and over 1/3 reserve wines.

Staff Reviews

  • Alex Schroeder
    By: Alex Schroeder
    5/15/2019
    K&L Staff Member
    I instantly fell in love with LeBrun de Neuville’s “Authentique” Rosé. The blend, two thirds Chardonnay and one third Pinot Noir, has the best of both worlds: rich and vibrant red fruit flavors along with soft delicate notes of flowers and stone fruit. The acid keeps the blend energetic and the chalkiness of the Sezanne area it is grown in is undeniable.
  • Neal Fischer
    By: Neal Fischer
    5/14/2019
    K&L Staff Member
    Everyone brings Rose to summer parties, and that's all well and good. But if you really want to make a statement then go for a Rose Champagne, and you can't find many better than Le Brun de Neuville Authentique Brut Rose. The nose expresses soft mixed berries, brighter red fruits, lemon zest, and spice. On the palate there's tart cherry, raspberry, peach, and nectarine. This Champagne also has great minerality and texture.
  • Chris DePaoli
    By: Chris DePaoli
    5/10/2019
    K&L Staff Member
    Light fresh strawberry and nice round edges, combined wit ha vividly pick coloration make this a seminal rose Champagne. Lifted rosewater and a river stone fade in at the end of the fairly long finish. Top-notch acidity make this a candidate for rich fatty foods.
  • Muriel Sarik
    By: Muriel Sarik
    5/8/2019
    K&L Staff Member
    This is a fun and delightful rose. It's juicy red fruit and the long finish were the standout characteristics for me. Adding some red wine made the color even more appealing.
  • Miles Philippe
    By: Miles Philippe
    5/8/2019
    K&L Staff Member
    It doesn’t get easier and more simply delicious than this! This rosé is juicy, energetic, and a pleasure! There’s a really nice mélange of apple and strawberry notes, a very refreshing and pleasant line of acidity, and a very fine chalky texture to this. This is sure to enhance any get-together that you bring this to!
  • Jackson Lee
    By: Jackson Lee
    5/7/2019
    K&L Staff Member
    If you've ever gone to Japan, you've probably seen the mind boggling white strawberries. This wine smells of that fruit mixed with the tart, almost tannic quality of yellow peach skins. The palate is refreshing with a nice fruitiness and slightly underripe strawberries.
  • Elsa Baez
    By: Elsa Baez
    5/7/2019
    K&L Staff Member
    The first note I have on my tasting sheet is "delightful." This rose champagne has notes of strawberries and toast on the nose with lots of fruit - think raspberries, strawberries and a tinge of cherries - with a balanced acidity that gives this champagne layers of deliciousness. It's got so many layers without all the weight or richness. I opened a bottle for my birthday recently and couldn't have had a better bottle of bubbles to celebrate with!
  • Scott Beckerley
    By: Scott Beckerley
    5/8/2018
    K&L Staff Member
    This lovely Brut Rose has a rose petal and bright cherry nose. It is clean on the palate with bright raspberry and Bing cherry fruit. Very long finish with lingering acidity and minerality.
  • Christina Stanley
    By: Christina Stanley
    5/8/2018
    K&L Staff Member
    The Authentique Rosé is aged four years on the lees, and is a blend of 67% Chardonnay and 23% Pinot Noir. A light salmon hue, this wine has a pleasant and delicately textured palate with aromas and flavors of red apple, bright bing cherry and dried rose petal. Fine bubbles and a persistent minerality make this rosé easily enjoyable on any occasion.
  • Joe Bruno
    By: Joe Bruno
    12/29/2017
    K&L Staff Member
    This is the newest iteration of Brut Rosé from producer Le Brun De Neuville. The previous non-vintage version consisted of 2/3 Chardonnay and 1/3 Pinot Noir. It now is primarily Chardonnay (~96%), with only ~4% Pinot Noir. Still, the wine evokes light red fruit aromas and accompanying floral notes. A distinct yeast characteristic is exhibited as well. On the palate, the wine is both fresh and savory; possesses a distinct weight that is most likely derived from 5% of oak aging. Elevated acidity as well; nicely crisp. Quite a pleasant Brut Rosé, one that is a great choice on its own or with light food fare.
  • Heather Vander Wall
    By: Heather Vander Wall
    11/25/2017
    K&L Staff Member
    In general, I don't drink a lot of rose champagnes, but this is one major exception. When we tasted this wine with the staff, I knew there was a big difference here, and hearing more about the wine-making process from Gary, I quickly saw why I was falling in love with this bottle. This is a drier expression of rose champagne, with plenty of rich, red fruit, and lots of texture, weight, and nuttiness from aging on the cork. Its really an ideal food wine, and I can easily see pairing this with main dishes, whether that's poultry, pork, mushroom-based veggie dishes, or anything you might pair a good Pinot with.
  • Joe Manekin
    By: Joe Manekin
    8/8/2017
    K&L Staff Member
    I'm a big fan of this relative newcomer to our stable of DI Champagnes, so I was excited to have the opportunity to taste their rose. Containing 67% Chard and 33% Pinot Noir, there is a bit less PN than in the Brut bottling; this wine's color actually comes from a 17% portion of Pinot vinified as red wine. A creamy nose of red cherries leads to delicious flavors and texture on the palate - as much a testament to 3.5 years on the lees and ageing on cork as it is to distinguished, chalky soils and an excellent terroir.
  • Morgan Laurie
    By: Morgan Laurie
    8/8/2017
    K&L Staff Member
    This is everything I like my Brut Rose to be. Bright red fruits with raspberry and cranberry, chalky minerality and a creamy mouth feel. The little details of the wine making process add up to a big difference in the way this wine tastes. The smallest amount of oak barrel aging and allowing the wine to age on a cork versus a crown cap give it a slightly nutty complexity that makes this wine taste like it should cost more than it does. As they say, the devil is in the details!
  • Shaun Green
    By: Shaun Green
    8/8/2017
    K&L Staff Member
    Over 2 dozen wine growers come together to combine their knowledge, passion and the fruit of their vineyards to bring us the wines of Le Brun de Neuville. The Authentique Rose is a wonderful and creamy textured rose, showing beautiful dry red fruits, chalky notes and a long creamy texture. perhaps the best deal in rose we have, this was a hands down winner for me at our last Champagne tasting!
    Top Value!
  • Rachel Alcarraz
    By: Rachel Alcarraz
    8/8/2017
    K&L Staff Member
    To be under the "Authentique" label from the Le Brun de Neuville, the wine needs to be aged on the cork (instead of bottle cap) for at least 3 years (the rose is 3.5), and to be a majority of Chardonnay. This rose is about 2/3 Chard and 1/3 Pinot Noir. A portion of that Pinot Noir brings us the beautiful pink color and fresh raspberry flavors. The Chardonnay keeps is lifted with notes of citrus zest while a small barrel fermented portion adds a touch of spice and nuttiness. Layered with complexity, the rose screams quality and elegance.

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