- Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Rosé 2009 has been released for £2,440 per 12×75.
- James Suckling has awarded it 99-points.
- The 2007 vintage looks good value.
The 2009 vintage of Taittinger’s Comtes de Champagne Rosé has been released for £2,440 per 12×75 case. The wine is a blend of 30% Chardonnay from Grand Cru sites in the Côte des Blancs and 70% Pinot Noir from Grand Crus in the Montagne de Reims.
On average, prices for Taittinger’s Comtes de Champagne Rosé have risen 9.5% over the last year.
The 2007 offers relative value among back vintages. See more pricing analysis below.
The 2009 has not been scored by many critics yet. James Suckling is one of the few to have reviewed it, doing so in August this year. He awarded it 99-points and said it had a ‘medium to full body with a round, creamy texture, very fine bubbles and a lovely, long finish. He added that the wine ‘remains so complex’ and is ‘very vinous’.
The 2007 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Rosé also boasts 99-points from Suckling, as well as 96-points from The Wine Advocate’s William Kelley.
The wine has risen 34.7% in value since its release but still costs 34.8% less than the 2009. It has also been the most traded Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Rosé vintage by volume so far this year.
Stay tuned – we are publishing an in-depth report on the secondary market for Champagne for Liv-ex members this week.
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