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  • Country ranking ?

    5 581
  • Producer ranking ?

    14
  • Decanting time

    10min
  • When to drink

    now to 2025
  • Food Pairing

    carpaccio of scallops & rock salt

The Story

Vineyard Sources: (Chardonnay) Avize, Cramant, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, Trépail, Vertus; (Pinot Noir) Ambonnay, Avenay, Aÿ-Champagne, Chignyles-Roses, Louvois

ON THE NOSE:

The nose delivers floral aromas such as hawthorn, lilac and violet as well as fruity aromas of apricot, apple and fresh pineapple. After the wine has warmed a little, discreet notes of coffee will appear.

ON THE PALATE:

It is harmonious, fresh and elegant. On the first sip, notes of yellow fruits, pineapple, apricot and mirabelle plum complement each other. Notes of white flowers, hawthorn, lilac
and jasmine will appear afterwards. This beautifully crisp and fresh cuvée leaves a feeling of purity and fruitiness on the palate followed by beautiful flavours of green apple and lemon.

FOOD MATCHES:

Very elegant, this CELEBRIS VINTAGE 2002 extra-brut cuvée is ideal as an aperitif. It will also be perfect with free-range poultry, sweetbread with a lemongrass sauce or fishes served in a sauce
like monkfish with a browned butter sauce. This cuvée is made to please the most refined palates.

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Vintage 2004

IN THE GLASS:
Pale yellow colour with green tints, typical of the Chardonnay. Fine, abundant and persistent effervescence with a light but sustained ribbon.

ON THE NOSE:
An elegant bouquet where the aromatic finesse is revealed on the palate with notes of citrus and vanilla.

ON THE PALATE:
The mouth is frank, delicate and complex, offering minerral notes, aromas of green apple, citrus fruits, fresh pineapple, combined with floral notes and summer honey. A champagne that offers finesse, complexity and precision.

FOOD MATCHES:
Can be enjoyed as an aperitif or all over the meal. It's an ideal pairing with sea or freshwater fish (Jon Dory, sea-bream, pickeperch etc.) and small game birds or white meat. Fresh or slightly matured goat's cheese is also and ideal accompaniment with this vintage.

Assemblage :
Chardonnay 55 %,
Pinot Noir 45 %

Serve : between 8° et 10°
Cellar : Up to 6 years

CUVÉE MADE
without malo-lactic fermentation
To preserve the natural fruitiness of the wines, malo-lactic fermentation is carefully avoided.

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Latest Pro-tasting notes

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Tasting note

ending

Medium, Gentle and Lingering

taste

Average in Acidity, Low tannin, Complex, Youthful and Medium-bodied

Verdict

Well-rounded and Sophisticated

Written Notes

With the green hues typical of Chardonnay — which accounts for 55 percent of its  blend — this champagne, with its fine, abundant bubbles, offers a range of aromas that combine notes of citrus and vanilla.

“It was a perfect year for creating a vintage with aging capacity. 2004 was a vintage that couldn’t be ignored. It is well-balanced with beautiful finesse and a firm structure.”

Pale lemon yellow, small bubbles. Apples, pears, lime, citrus, minerals and yeast nose. Fresh acidity, lively mousse, towards crisp apples and lemons palate, fresh and lively, long. 92
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Information

Origin

Ay, Champagne

Vintage Quality

Above Average

Value For Money

Good

Investment potential

No Potential

Fake factory

None

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