Two Sparkling French Rosés from the Loire and Champagne


LaCheteau Crémant de Loire Brut Rosé NV, France (£14.99 Ocado)
Young vibrant, style, with lots of rich creamy red fruit flavour and yeasty bite, can’t fault it for depth of flavour, but it’s not the most subtle of sparklers… B(-)

Champagne Gremillet Rosé Brut NV, France (£24.99 WineTrust100)
This is more like it, this is quite full-bodied for rosé Champagne, but it’s also subtle, with toasty precision and a note of yeasty spice alongside the fine-boned citrus and light raspberry flavours. S-

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