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Brut Vintage 2008

Brut Vintage 2008

Complexity and powerful

This vintage 2008 Brut Champagne has benefited from at least 4 years ageing in our cellars, and reveals magnificent power on the nose and palate alike. A delicate wine exuding a delightful harmony of white flowers and candied citrus fruits. A beautifully balanced multi-sensory experience is the reward of a generous and exceptional vintage year.

Blend:

A blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Meunier. for this exceptional Champagne which draws all its elegance and power from the Champagne soils.

“Excellence through simplicity. Just a glass of this vintage Champagne is proof that happiness can indeed be an everyday event.”

Appearance:

Lotus leaf yellow, crystal clear appearance. Wonderfully limpid and tinged with silver, a bubble extravaganza pirouettes in the glass.

Nose:

Delicate aromas combine the fresh citrus aromas of lime, orange, mandarine and grapefruit with white fruits notes of pear and peach, and even red berry fruits. Floral aromas of mimosa linger on the finish.

Palate:

The aromatic complexity on the palate mirrors the bouquet, where candied citrus fruit flavours blend with acacia. Exceptional verve and freshness on the finish.

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

Food and wine pairings:

Aperitif: Fromage frais and cured ham toasts
Starter: Cream of asparagus and fish soup
Main: Chicken tagine with sweet potato and courgette
Dessert: Apple crumble

Awards:

Vintage 2009 :
- Gold medal - Vinalies Internationales 2017

Vintage 2008 :
- " 3 stars" - Gerhard Eichelmann Guide Champagne 2017
- 90/100 - Wine Spectator décembre 2014
- Silver medal – International Wine & Spirit Competition 2013
- Bronze medal – Decanter World Wine Awards 2013
- Bronze medal – International Wine Challenge 2013

Vintage 2006 :
- Gold medal - Bacchus 2014
- Silver medal – Vinalies Internationales 2013
- Silver medal – International Wine Challenge 2012

Vintage 2004:
- « Best in show » – San Francisco International Wine & Spirit Competition 2012
- 92/100 – Wine Spectator 2012
- Silver medal – Vinalies Internationales 2009

Vintage 2002:
- Bronze medal – San Francisco International Wine Competition 2013

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