"The NV Brut Rose Premier Cru emerges from the glass with freshly cut flowers, hard candy, mint and sweet herbs. Although not super complex, the wine’s textural elegance is very fine. This soft, easygoing Rose is best enjoyed over the next year or two. This is Lot # L. 35. Anticipated maturity: 2011-2013." Wine Advocate #197, Antonio Galloni
Michel Forget inherited a strong family vinegrowing and winemaking tradition that spans six generations. Based in the town of Craon de Ludes, he owns nine hectares of prime Pinot Noir vineyards, planted mainly on the Grand Cru rated sites of Mailly-Champagne and Verzenay in the Montagne de Reims region. All the steps of the production process, from vineyard to cellar, are geared towards expressive, individual wines that offer outstanding value for money. The standard non-vintage blend is dominated by Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier with a small percentage of Chardonnay and is rested on its ‘lees’ for three years before ‘dégorgement’
Champagne is the world's original and most famous region for the production of sparkling wine. A range of styles are produced from the Non-Vintage, through Rose, Vintage and more recently a host of prestige, Vintage luxury cuvees. The three permitted grape varieties are Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier.