(AG=92) Another stellar wine, the NV Brut Ros_ hits all the right notes. The flavors are bright and sculpted, while sweet, floral aromatics add an attractive upper register. A wine of tension and pulsating minerality, the Varnier's Ros_ is sure to find many admirers. The blend is 90% Chardonnay from Avize and Cramant and 10% Pinot from Ambonnay, 60% 2009 and 40% 2010, a particularly fortuitous combination of sites, varieties and vintages. This is a terrific showing from Denis Varnier. Disgorged June 2014. Dosage10 grams per liter. (WS=92) A vinous version, firm and well-knit, with graphite and spice accents to the creamy palate of strawberry p_te de fruit, glazed apricot tart, pastry cream and lemon curd flavors. Hints of toasted coconut and grated ginger show on the expressive finish. Disgorged September 2013. Drink now through 2020.(RP=91) The pale pink colored NV Brut Ros_ Grand Cru (LR2012) is a round, fresh and fruity fizz based on 90% C_te de Blancs Chardonnay and 10% Ambonnay Pinot Noir red wine, all Grand Cru. Red and black currant aromas along with blueberry and ripe blackberry flavors on the nose lead to a full flavored, elegant and charming palate. It has a long, intense and well-structured finish. This is an in the sunshine wine that can also be served with food. It has a lot of Pinot character.