great promise out of the bottle; pleasant, but subtle nose. nice, velverty-purple color. immense fruit, very good structure, seemed like alcohol burnof has started to let the fruit come out. wait a year to drink the next one
Opening champagne for new years eve. very light; maybe wouldn't have known it to be a rose if was just sitting there. after opening several blancs, it was apparent. oh well, that was the tone of the evening! mild, smooth, not a big one, but pleasant enough for pupus.