We haven’t even explored the different villages of Champagne and their characteristics, or the various production methods. Perhaps I can be accused of oversimplifying as well.
If you do have an appetite for further exploration, I highly recommend “Champagne: The Essential Guide to the Wines, Producers and Terroirs of the Iconic Region” by Peter Liem. Otherwise, simply enjoy.
★★★½ Tarlant Champagne Rosé Zero Brut Nature NV $60
Tightly coiled, energetic and balanced, with lingering, stony flavors of red fruit, herbs and cream. (Louis/Dressner Selections, New York)
★★★½ Diebolt-Vallois Champagne Rosé Brut NV $55
Creamy, balanced and elegant, with light flavors of red fruits. (Petit Pois/Sussex Wine Merchants, Moorestown, N.J.)
★★★ Vilmart & Cie Champagne Rosé Cuvée Rubis Brut NV $88
Lively and energetic, with complex, savory flavors of light red fruits, herbs and citrus. (Terry Theise Estate Selections/Skurnik Wines, New York)
★★★ Hugues Godmé Champagne Rosé Brut Grand Cru NV $60
Unusual, almost Burgundian in style, with creamy texture and lively, subtle, chalky flavors. (Grand Cru Selections, New York)
★★★ Bérêche et Fils Champagne Rosé Extra Brut Campania Remensis NV $90
Rich, fresh and energetic, with fruity, peachy flavors, tangy and refreshing. (Petit Pois/Sussex Wine Merchants)