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  • Country ranking ?

    6 683
  • Producer ranking ?

    2
  • Decanting time

    15min
  • When to drink

    2022-2032
  • Food Pairing

    Seafood, Salads & Consommes

The Story

Dosage: 8 grams/liter of sugar MCR (moût concentré rectifié or concentrated grape must)

Terroir: Only grapes grown exclusively on our estate are used in our wine. Our vineyard is cultivated according to the regulations drawn out by viticulture raisonnée practices. This refers to sustainable and reasonable agriculture practices which avoid chemical use in the vineyard. The house has been given the certification of Haute Valeur Environnementale (HVE) or High Environmental Value.

Elaboration:
-Manual Harvest
-Quality certified pressing (4,000 kg pneumatic press)
-Alcoholic fermentation takes place in temperaturecontrolled stainless steel vat, which helps preserve the individual character of each terroir


Tasting Notes: The 2012 Special Club is of a light golden color, characterized by tiny, lively bubbles. This effervescence expands luxuriously throughout the glass. Scents of white flowers, almonds, and brioche are the first to present themselves. Over time, honey, anise, and fresh fig take form. On the palate, the champagne is round and ample sharpened with a wonderful cut of acidity. It is delicately wooly on the tongue, softened with hints of almond and cream. This vintage of Special Club is perfect to kick start any meal, though it would also be heavenly with a fish in a butter/cream sauce.

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Vintage 2012

The cuvée Special Club is from the 2012 vintage and it is composed of 50% Meunier sourced from Taissy, and 50% Chardonnay sourced from Ludes.

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Origin

Ludes, Champagne

Grapes

50% Pinot Noir
50% Chardonnay

Glass time

Grilled Lobster, Sole Meunière

Drinking temperature

9-11C

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