Sparkling Rose Wine
90% Chardonnay10% Pinot Noir
Etienne produces a confidential amount of rosé each year using Pinot Noir from Vertus, blended with a selection of base wine from L’Echapée Belle. Etienne’s goal is to create a pale-hued rosé reminiscent of the Blanc de Blancs house style.
Blend of parcels from Grauves, Avize, and Bisseuil. Pinot Noir vineyard is named Vertus.
Limestone with clay and chalk (Vertus) / Chalk and limestone (Côte des Blancs)
Vines planted in1980s, 1990s
Vineyard size2 ha
This wine is vinified as a 'rosé d’assemblage,' meaning that the Pinot Noir is blended into the base wine before secondary fermentation in bottle.
ElevageAged on fine lees for 7 months before racking. 15% of the wine is aged in used barrels, not cold-stabilized.
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Total production average1500 bottles
UPC Code Bottle046139084733