Blend : 100% Chardonnay. The finest Chardonnays (Chigny les Roses, Ludes, Montbré – Premier cru ; Mailly, Verzenay – Grand Cru) are used in this cuvée. Between 40 and 50% of reserve wines are used in order to ensure consistency.
Vinification : Harvested by hand, whole bunch pressing, alcoholic fermentation at 17 ̊C and malolactic fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. Horizontal ageing in traditional chalk cellars for at least 30 months. The wines are left to rest an additional 2 months after dosage.
Pale yellow colour with light green tints. Fine persistent bubbles. Delicate aromas of white flowers (acacia, hawthorn) and white peach. Initial impression is lively, fresh and powerful. The aromas reveal notes of white peaches and citrus. Lovely round mouth.
This wine is meant for aperitifs. It will evolve elegantly when paired with oysters, smoked salmon or aged parmesan.
Wine Enthusiast 2016: 88/100
International Wine Challenge 2012 : Bronze
International Wine & Spirit Competition 2010 : Silver
Wine Spectator 2006 : 88/100