Pureté 1er Cru Brut nature
12 November 2018
Empreinte brut Blanc de noirs
10 November 2018

CUVÉE :
Champagne Expression

TERROIR :
Cumières and Hautvillers on several different soils
growing the 3 grape varieties.

BLEND :
57% 2016 and 43% 2015 + Perpetual reserve.
35%, Pinot Noir, 35% Meunier and 30% Chardonnay

DOSAGE REGIME :
6 g/l

FORMATS :
Bottle, Magnum and Jéroboam

WINEMAKING :

Manual harvesting with sorting. Traditional Coquard wine press. Plot-by-plot vinification in temperature-controlled enamelled steel vats; reserve wine partly kept in oak casks.
Avoidance of malolactic fermentation.

TASTING :

Ripe and fragrant, with an expressive bouquet that releases beautiful aromas of apple sauce, enhanced with notes of vanilla. On the palate, the attack is refined with a broad range of fruit and a beautifully fresh finish.

PARRING :

Keep this Champagne Expression for aperitifs or with starters like seafood pastries or braised veal sweetbreads.

WINEMAKING :

Manual harvesting with sorting. Traditional Coquard wine press. Plot-by-plot vinification in temperature-controlled enamelled steel vats; reserve wine partly kept in oak casks. Avoidance of malolactic fermentation.

TASTING :

Ripe and fragrant, with an expressive bouquet that releases beautiful aromas of apple sauce, enhanced with notes of vanilla. On the palate, the attack is refined with a broad range of fruit and a beautifully fresh finish.

PARRING :

Keep this Champagne Expression for aperitifs or with starters like seafood pastries or braised veal sweetbreads.

Champagne Pureté Brut nature

PRESS REVIEWS

2019 – James.Suckling.com : 91/100
2019 –RVF Guide: 14/20
2018 –Gault Millau Guide : 16/20
2018 –RVF Guide : 14.5/20
2018 –Gault Millau Guide: 15/20
2018/2019 –Tyson Stelzer Guide – Australia: 92/100
2016 -Bettane & Desseauve : 15/20
Burghound – USA : 92/100
Wine Advocate – USA : 89/100
Wine Spectator – USA : 90/100
Stephen Tanzer’s – USA : 91/100