Champagne Gosset

Champagne, France

CELEBRIS Extra Brut – 2008

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  • Introduction

    • In 1993, former cellarmaster Jean-Pierre Mareigner decided to pursue a project that had originated with Albert Gosset (15th generation, 1915-1991) — a prestige cuvée that would represent the best of Champagne Gosset. Thus was born CELEBRIS, a 1988 vintage cuvée, sold for the first time in 1995. This cuvée is the culmination of the Gosset style and immediately joined other high-end champagnes in its class. The great aromatic complexity and beautiful finesse that distinguishes this wine mean it can be paired with the most elaborate dishes.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Vineyards: Ambonnay, Avenay, Avize, Aÿ, Bouzy, Cramant, Cuis, Cumières, Trépail, Vertus, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger
  • Vinification

    • Malolactic: None
    • Aging: Over 12 years on the lees in the cellar
    • Disgorged: September 2020
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 54% Chardonnay, 46% Pinot Noir
    • RS: Extra Brut (4.8 g/L Dosage)
  • Tasting Notes

    • A deep yellow color illuminated by fine and abundant perlage. The nose is floral with touches of white acacia flowers, jasmine, and mimosa. There are also fruity notes of pear and mirabelle plum. The bouquet is rich and heady, vinous but airy. The mouth is characterized by marked pastry aromas: pear cake, vanilla madeleine, biscuit with a spoon, sabayon…The end of the mouth is long and saline.

    • Serving Suggestions: Suggested Serving Temperatures: Between 10° C and 12° C (50° F and 53° F). Suggested Pairings: Pairs perfectly with cheeses or meats such as poultry, dumplings or even sweetbreads and will particularly surprise you with skate wing or Arctic char.



  • CELEBRIS Extra Brut — 2008 – Cellar Selection – Wine Enthusiast – 95 Points

    “The Champagne is showing signs of just turning towards maturity, giving it impressive longevity. The wine's white fruits, green-plum and citrus flavors have now muted as a rich nutty character develops. This is a great moment to drink the wine.” 

  • CELEBRIS Extra Brut — 2008 – Jeb Dunnuck – 94 Points

    “Rounded with ripe aromas of orange oil, almond pastry, and peach and is seamless to the palate with modest acidity, generous orchard fruit, and a richness and umami that lifts off the palate with delicate salinity.” 

  • CELEBRIS Extra Brut — 2008 – Wine Spectator – 96 Points

    “A graceful Champagne, showing a sense of finesse to the detailed intersection of bright, buoyant acidity and chalky minerality, with a fine, satiny mousse and flavors of ripe Asian pear, dried white cherry, salted almond, lemon curd and crystallized honey. Long and mouthwatering on the creamy finish, echoing spice and saline notes.”