G.H. Mumm Rosé is made with up to 14% red wines from the Montagne de Reims (heavier Pinots Noirs from Bouzy, Verzy, Ambonnay and Verzenay) and from a couple of crus in the Côte des Bars. The final cuvée includes around 18% reserve wines, mostly Pinot Noir from three or more vintages.
This champagne has an intense salmon pink colour, with orange and yellow highlights. The palate is dry, with flavours of red fruits, caramel and vanilla and a long, powerful rounded finish.
Serve this champagne well chilled, with a seafood dish that is clean, fresh and light. A summer afternoon sipping Mumm Rosé and indulging in a delicious dish like this sublime seafood salad, is an afternoon well spent.
On the nose: amid aromas of fruits of the forest and pink grapefruit, individual hints of strawberry, cherry and redcurrant dominate. As they expand into delicate scents of caramelised vanilla.
On the palate: a lively, dynamic attack reminiscent of fruits of the forest and a freshness that is elegant, yet subtle. it’s relatively dry, with flavours of red fruits, caramel, vanilla and it has a long, powerful rounded finish.