Champagne Gosset on Thursday February 23rd 2017
Gosset is the oldest known producer of wine in Champagne, its origins going back to 1584.Situated in the tiny Grand Cru village of Aÿ, 5km from Epernay, Gosset’s famous neighbours include Bollinger. However, production is much below that of the larger houses, at around 1.3 million bottles per year.All Gosset champagnes are ‘recently disgorged’, normally with a high proportion of Chardonnay.
Along with a fabulous matched dinner we tasted some of their best Champagnes and rounded off the evening with a glass of Cognac Frapin VSOP.
Aperitif -Gosset Grand Rosé NV is blended from 56% Chardonnay, 35% Pinot Noir, and 9% red wine from Ambonnay
Starter – Gosset Grande Réserve NV is blend of several vintages, powerful, and biscuity, made of 46% Chardonnay, 44% Pinot Noir, 10% Pinot Meunier, it is ideal with food. Packaged in the “Bouteille Ancienne” characteristic of the Gosset range with deep red labellingGrand Blanc de Blancs Brut NV made exclusively from the best parcels of chardonnay
Main – Champagne Gosset Grand Millesime 2006 one of the finest vintage Champagnes produced by GossetChampagne Gosset Celebris 2004 It is the top cuvée, only produced in the best vintages.
Dessert – Champagne Gosset Petite Douceur
Digestif – Cognac Frapin VSOP
We were very lucky to have Cellar Master Odilion De Varine presenting these fabulous Champagnes .