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The Performance Tables

Champagne Rosé, Non-vintage

Almost every producer in Champagne has a non-vintage rosé in its range. The quality used to be extremely variable, but more producers are taking this style seriously.

90 François Secondé NV Brut Rosé, Grand Cru
89 Gosset NV Grand Rosé Brut
88 Pierre Jamain NV Brut Rosé
88 G. Tribaut NV Brut Rosé
88 Moët & Chandon NV Brut Rosé
88 Pommery NV Brut Rosé
87 Henri Mandois NV Brut Rosé, Premier Cru
87 Jacquart NV Brut Mosaïque Rosé
87 Bruno Paillard NV Rosé Brut Première Cuvée
87 Laurent-Perrier NV Cuvée Rosé Brut
86 Philipponnat NV Réserve Rosé Brut
86 Georges Gardet NV Brut Rosé
86 Pannier NV Cuvée Louis Eugène, Rosé Brut
86 Canard-Duchêne NV Charles VII Grande Cuvée, Rosé Brut
85 Bricout NV Cuvée Rosé, Brut
85 Tsarine NV Rosé Brut, Chanoine
85 René James Lallier NV Brut Rosé
85 Pannier NV Brut Rosé
85 de Castellane NV Croix Rouge Brut Rosé
85 Joseph Perrier NV Cuvée Royale Brut Rosé
85 Krug Rosé NV Brut
84 Alexandre Bonnet NV Brut Rosé
84 Jean Moutardier NV Rosé Brut
84 Th. Blondel NV Brut Rosé, Premier Cru
84 Paul Déthune NV Brut Rosé, Grand Cru
84 Louis de Sacy NV Brut Rosé, Grand Cru
84 Duval-Leroy NV Fleur de Champagne, Rosé de Saignée Brut
83 Pierre Mignon NV Brut Rosé
83 de Venoge NV Brut Rosé
83 Boizel NV Rosé Brut
82 Marguet-Bonnerave NV Rosé Grand Cru, Brut

Champagne Rosé: 1996

Most of the region's winemakers claim that Champagne rosé should be consumed when it is young and fresh. If so, why make a vintage? Surely vintage infers a wine that should be aged? Those that do improve with age - often unintentionally - are rare, but if any vintage can produce such anomalies, it must be this one.

94 Pol Roger 1996 Brut Rosé
92 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne 1996 Rosé Brut
85 Alain Thienot 1996 Brut Rosé
85 Deutz 1996 Brut Rosé

Champagne Rosé: 1995

The best wines are slowly taking on a sublime fruitiness achieved by the top 1990 Champagne rosés.

93 Louis Roederer 1995 Cristal Brut Rosé
91 Pol Roger 1995 Brut Rosé
91 Bollinger 1995 Grande Année Rosé, Brut
90 Louis Roederer 1995 Vintage Rosé Brut
90 Billecart-Salmon 1995 Cuvée Elisabeth Salmon, Brut Rosé
90 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne 1995 Rosé Brut
89 Perrier-Jouët 1995 Belle Epoque Rosé Brut
86 Moët & Chandon 1995 Brut Impérial Rosé
85 Tarlant 1995 Rosé, Brut Prestige
85 Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin 1995 Rosé Réserve, Brut
84 Beaumont des Crayères 1995 Fleur de Rosé, Brut

Champagne Rosé: 1993 and older

Who would believe that a 10 year old and 20 year old rosé would be topping the charts with an awesome score of 96 points? Certainly not a number of chefs de caves in the region who still cannot take this style seriously. Well, I challenge them to call at 'the most famous address in France' (as Winston Churchill used to say) and try the wines for themselves.

96 Pol Roger 1990 Brut Rosé
96 Pol Roger 1982 Brut Rosé
92 Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin 1990 La Grande Dame Rosé, Brut
92 Pol Roger 1988 Brut Rosé
91 Cuvée Dom Pérignon Rosé Brut 1990 Moët & Chandon
91 Pommery 1992 Louise Rosé, Brut
89 Grand Siècle 1990 Alexandre Rosé, Brut
90 Dom Ruinart 1988 Rosé
87 Pol Roger 1993 Brut Rosé