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Comte de Chenizot​

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Elegance and Delicacy

Variety: 1/3 Chardonnay, 1/3 Pinot Noir, 1/3 Pinot Meunier

 

Crus: Binson-Orquigny, Reuil, Mareuil le Port, Le Breuil

 

Vinification: 1st alcoholic fermentation only in thermoregulated vats, followed by malolactic fermentation and then blended with reserve wines stored in tanks and oak barrels

 

Ageing: blending of three to four different harvests and then 48 months storage in the cellar

 

Specificities: In honour of a strong personality of the village, we have named a cuvée after him. Until the French revolution, there was a lord called François Vincent Guyot de Chenizot living here: a very wealthy man who was distinguished by royalty many times, as well as by the Republic. When he died, he had no descendants or forebears, and his legacy was passed on according to his will: our village was bequeathed a farm, a donation to build a school and an orphanage. An important part of our vineyard was part of his property.

 

Dosage: 5.7g/L

Old gold yellow

Ripe and voluptuous, powerful nose

Rich and flavoured mouth (almonds and citrus fruits)

Champagne for meals

Gault Millau: 86

 

Revue des Vins de France: 16 “sweet nose, creamy mouth, nice length”

 

Silver medal at the 2013 Vignerons Indépendants Contest.

 

Gold medal at the 2015 Vignerons Indépendants Contest.