Champagne Drappier Charles de Gaulle
Charles de Gaulle in a nutshell…
~ Pinot Noir
~ Quest for authenticity
Vinification of the Charles de Gaulle cuvée
~ Only the juices from first pressing are used
~ Dosage: 7.5 g/l
~ Use of gravity to avoid oxidation
~ No filtering
~ Minimal use of sulphur
~ Total ML for 2 weeks
~ 100% of the wines are made in vats to preserve freshness.
~ Bottled and aged for at least 3 years
GRAPE VARIETY: 80% Pinot Noir, 20% Chardonnay
FOOD PAIRINGS: Ideal as an aperitif. Pheasant stuffed with foie gras, mixed green salad with strips of guinea fowl, Brie de Meaux. Serve at: 45°F.
TASTING NOTES: Very fine nose of citrus fruits, apple, almond or perhaps nutmeg. When it reaches the palate the Charles de Gaulle Cuvée exhibits a remarkable complexity, with an airy mousse and lightly candied notes.
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