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■ Grape variety
Pinot Noir 33%, Chardonnay 33%, Pinot Meunier 33%. Brut Reserve is traditionally blended from 30 still base wines drawn from Cru, Cepage and at least two vintages. The Pinot Noir gives structure and depth, the Pinot Meunier contributes a rich fruity taste and the Chardonnay lends subtlety and finesse.
■ Winemaking and Maturing
Essentially only cuvee is used. Once the must has been clarified, the wine is fermented in strictly temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks, thereby preserving the aroma and fruity characteristics. The wine is then aged in the deepest, low temperature underground cellar in Epernay for a minimum of three years. Remuage is carried out manually by a specialist craftsman and after dosage (about 9 grams to a liter) it is left to settle until adjustment is complete before shipping.
■ Tasting Notes
Pale yellow in color with exquisite, rich bubbles. The nose shows pear, mango, honeysuckle and jasmine blossoms. The aromas of brioche and vanilla also appear with time. After a simple yet dynamic attack, it has a beautiful harmony with a pleasant freshness showing flavors of quince jelly, apricot jam, game and acacia honey. Lasting and pleasant finish with nuances of orange peel, mandarin and spices such as cardamom and aniseed.
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