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Millesime 1998​

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Softness and Intensity

Variety : 36% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Noir, 34% Pinot Meunier

 

Crus : Châtillon-sur-Marne, Le Breuil, Binson-Orquigny

 

Ageing : 1st alcoholic fermentation only in thermoregulated vats and in big oak barrels followed by malolactic fermentation

 

Ageing : only of year 1998

 

Dosage : 3.0 g/L

Yellow-green colour, orange-coloured, with fine and abundant bubbles

A powerful and intense nose, lemony, caramel and ripe and some floral notes

A seductive mouth and nice length, nervous and fruity, with aromas citrus and some notes of white fruits

The wine is well suited for aperitifs, as an accompaniment to oysters (even hot), or cheeses aged with hard paste

M96

 

Gault Millau : 88 “flowery and sour”

 

M97

 

Revue des Vins de France: “straight, full of power, attractive mouth, pears in syrup”

 

Gault Millau: 88 “fruit associated with freshness, pure cuvée”

 

M98

 

Revue des Vins de France: “honey-flavoured aromas, partially aged in barrels”

 

Decanter: 4* “Very Rich, full style”

 

Cuisines et Vins de France: ”Notes of dried fruits, nice length”

 

M99

 

Le monde 2: “golden dress, ripe nose, full-bodied”

 

Revue des Vins de France: “strong and fresh”

 

Guide Hachette 2014: it gets 1 star ”round and fresh, and also slightly toasted”.

 

Bronze medal at the 2013 Féminalise contest