Champagne Rosé de Craie
Champagne Etienne Calsac
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. The same base wine that is used for L'Echappée Belle is used here.
ElevageAged on fine lees for 7 months before racking. 15% of the wine is aged in used barrels, not cold-stabilized. Aged 18-24 months on the lees prior to disgorgement.
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Total production average1500 bottles
UPC Code Bottle046139084733