Blanc de Blancs
Blanc de Blancs in a nutshell…
~ Light and airy
~ Very low sulphur content
~ A splash of Blanc Vrai
Vinification of the Blanc de Blancs
~ Only the juices from first pressing are used
~ Dosage: 8 g/l
~ Use of gravity to avoid oxidation
~ Minimal use of sulphur
~ 100% of the wines are made in vats in order to preserve freshness.
~ After bottling, the cuvée is aged for 2 to 3 years sur lattes (on laths).
~ No filtering
GRAPE VARIETY: 95% Chardonnay, 5% Blanc Vrai
FOOD PAIRINGS: Ideal as an aperitif. At the table it goes superbly with white meats, chilled smoked salmon with citrus fruits, tagliatelle with scallops. Serve at: 45°F.
TASTING NOTES: The nose brings to mind white peach and pear but also more floral notes such as peony. On the palate a mineral Champagne, lightly biscuity, creamy, supple, seductive.