The Refined

Brut Chardonnay Vintage 2006

Brut Chardonnay Vintage 2006

Subtle and Refined

Aged for at least 6 years in our cellars.

Crus selected from those best expressing the most exquisite Chardonnay character.

Blend:

Reflecting the finest Chardonnays in Champagne, combining finesse, subtlety and elegance.

“The Vintage 2006 Brut Chardonnay is a subtle, delicate Champagne fully expressing Chardonnay varietal character.”

Appearance:

Intense golden appearance flecked with turquoise and highly transluscent. Discreet ribbon of delicate bubbles.

Nose:

Highly expressive on the nose, with delicate and elegant tropical fruit notes of guava, passion fruits and mango and almost candied citrus syrup. Exquisite aromas of cakes, pastries and even macaroons reflect the intensity of the Champagne.

Palate:

Full on the palate. Lively, fresh and powerful on the attack, with a complex finish of citrus fruits and honey.

As an aperitif, best served at 7 - 8°C.
With food, best served at 10 - 12°C.

Food and wine pairings:

Aperitif: Warm oysters with pearls of green apple.
Starter: Grilled lobster in a beurre blanc sauce.
Main: Crab and smoked salmon millefeuille.
Dessert: Tropical fruit salad medley of lychees, kiwi fruit and mango.

Awards:

Vintage 2008 :
- Gold medal - Vinalies Internationales 2017
- 90/100 Silver - Decanter World Wine Awards 2017
- 85.6/100 Gold and Prestige price - Sélections Mondiales des Vins au Canada 2017

Vintage 2006 :
-"3 étoiles" Gerhard Eichelmann Champagne Guide
- Gold medal - Sélections Mondiales des Vins au Canada 2014
- Silver medal - Vinalies Internationales 2014

Vintage 2005 :
- Silver medal - San Francisco International Wine Competition 2013
- Gold medal - Vinalies Internationales 2013
- Silver medal - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2012
- Silver medal - International Wine Challenge 2012

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