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Bottle Champagne Grand Cru Grande Montagne

Soleil Grand Cru Grande MontagneGrand Cru
Grande Montagne

Bottle Champagne Grand Cru Grande Montagne

Grand Cru Grande Montagne wine comes from Mailly-Champagne, a village on the "Montagne de Reims" classed Grand Cru 100%. It is available in Extra-Brut and Brut Nature versions.

Wine: Grand Cru Grande Montagne
Appellation : Champagne Grand Cru
Terroir: Mailly-Champagne clay-limestone soil.
Average age of the vines: 30 years
Composition : 60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay.
Dosage: Extra-Brut :  3 to 5 g/L
Brut Nature : 0 g/L
Bottle size: bottle 75 cl

Vinification :
Vinification in small oak barrels and half hogsheads. 30 % of reserve wines (aged in oak barrels) enter into the blend. Spontaneous alcoholic fermentation with indigenous yeasts. Malo-lactic fermentation takes place. Unfined.

Tasting notes
Red fruits on the nose, with some citrus hints. The champagne has a straightforward profile in the mouth, with a small point of salty minerality.

Suggestions
Serve at 10 °C (50°F) as an aperitif, with poultry, white meat in a cream sauce, or a noble fish.

Press comments
Robert Parker:   93 pts (extra brut & brut nature)
Vinous - Antonio Galloni:   93 pts (extra brut)
Gerhard Eichelmann:   * * * * * (extra-brut)
Bettane & Desseauve 2018 :   16 /20 (extra-brut)
R.V.F. green Guide 2018: 15 /20 (extra brut)
Jacques Dupont:      17½ /20 (brut nature)
Guide Revel 2012 :   17 /20 * Editor's choice * (extra-brut)

 

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