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- Content: 0.75 Liter
- Order number: RW10502
|Region:||Merfy, Massif de Saint Thierry, Montage de Reims, Orizeaux|
|Bottled by:||Champagne Chartogne Taillet, 37 Gr Grande Rue, 51220 Merfy, Frankreich|
|Fill Level:||HF - high fill|
This champagne made out of 100% Pinot Noir is a most impressing drink. This Champagne combines the elegance and the warmth of sandy soils with the minerality of stony ones, producing a slight salinity on the palate along with the ample body representative of this parcel. The balance between the elements of fruit and soil gives this Champagne a rich character. From the 0,55 ha vineyard Orizeaux.
Limited to 3 bottles per customer.
Stephan Reinhardt writes in Robert Parker's Wine Advocate this about Champagne Chartogne-Taillet: "I like the clear, pure, breathy, elegant and vinous style of Alexandre Chartogne, who has presented me a range of his lovely, mineral, single vineyard vines in early March. Among them a second Pinot Meunier from almost 60-year-old, ungrafted vines: Beaux Senses. As readers might know, the single vineyard Champagnes of Chartogne-Taillet are entirely based on vintages, but not declared as such. Only the cuvée Sainte-Anne is a classic blend of vineyards, varieties and vintages, and a perfect Champagne to discover the very dry but complex Chartogne style. Chartogne-Taillet's 12 hectares of more and more organic (or biodynamic) farmed vineyards are located in and around the village of Merfy, in the Montagne de Reims, where they grow on sandy, sandstone and tuff soils. Alexandre's experiments with concrete eggs for the fermentation pays off in the greatly pure and mineral Heurtebise Blanc de Blancs. Other containers are made of oak and stainless steel. All wines are fermented without the addition of cultured yeasts and the malolactic fermentation is also allowed to occur naturally. After the ageing process of eight to 18 months, the wines are bottled unfiltered. The dosage is no religion here, but tends to be rather low."
Planted 1961 Bottled 2011