Seriously this here makes me so happy. Cheese and wine – can you really go wrong?
Rosé Champagne is incredibly food friendly and my favourite match would have to be cheese and charcuterie.
We picked up this Champagne Taittinger Prestige Rosé NV for $80 and I would most definitely buy it again. It’s absolutely delicious.
The beautiful colour comes from the approx. 15% of still red wine made from Pinot Noir. And the remainder of the blend is made up of Chardonnay.
The Taittinger Champagne house is headed up by Pierre Emmanuel Taittinger and his son, Clovis and his daughter Vitalie. It’s a family owned and run business.
What I admire about this Champagne house the most is that the environment and sustainability are major focuses for them. From smart water management to use of fertilisers (typically using half the amount of fertilisers, herbicides and pesticides compared to other growers) and to their packaging. 94% of the glass is from a recycled source alongside all the waste packaging being recycled Green initiatives are of constant importance to Taittinger.
So what does the Taittinger Prestige Rosé taste like? Here are my notes:
It’s a bright pinky peach colour in the glass with a lovely stream of bubbles. On the nose there’s plentiful red berries, cherries, red delicious apple, citrus and a sprinkling of baking spice. In the mouth it’s full of refreshing citrus yet is full of juicy fruits and berries. It has a gorgeous smooth and elegant texture which I think is my favourite part of the experience with this sparkling wine.
All opinions are based on my own taste buds. Wine is subjective & always evolving, so make sure you drink what you enjoy!