Gratiot-Pillière Blanc de Blancs 2011


DESCRIPTION

Our 18 hectares vineyard is situated on the southern slopes of the Valley of the Marne, between Charly-sur-Marne and Chateau Thierry. The soil is clay and limestone on the upper and middle slopes becoming silty and light and the bottom of the hillside. The oldest vines are almost 50 years old.


DENOMINATION

Valley of the Marne - Charly-sur-Marne, France


CATEGORY

Champagne


REGION / COUNTRY

France


GRAPE VARIETIES

Chardonnay 100%


COLOUR

Pale gold


BOUQUET

Very light notes of elderberry, Hints of orange confit, candied ginger and tuberose add to a rich nose of citrus and buttery touches.


TASTE

The palate offers great roundness with an elegant crisp texture, along with lightly fleshy feel, light minerality, well-balanced acidity, refined and persistent perlage, great and a long finish.


ALCOHOL CONTENT

12.5% Vol


SERVING TEMPERATURE

10° C to 15° C