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  • Food Pairing

    Seafood, Salads & Consommes

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The Story

A great wine with intense and complex aromas. The quintessence of the Boizel Savoir Faire.

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Vintage 1989

Champagne: A warm vintage, where simply charming wines were produced. However, there was not enough heat throughout the year. Spring frosts killed some of the shoots, reducing the harvest by 20%. The inflorescences were discontinued due to the exceptionally cold weather. This was followed by the maturation of the grapes in two phases. The first harvest was already made at the beginning of September and the second at the beginning of October. Overall, the result was a great harvest of good wines. The vintage has been compared to what others believe to be the legendary hot vintages of the century – 1947, 1959 and 1976. The wines are marked by rich essence, heavy taste, tropical fruitiness and softer acids. The vintage matures noticeably faster than 1988 and 1990, reaching its peak in the following 3 to 5 years.

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Pale golden, small bubbles. Apples, minerals, slight nutty note, some butter, elegant nose, fairly youthful. Fresh acidity, elegant mousse, fruity, rounded, light sweet note, some yellow fruits, elegant minerals, quite detailed, just a little bit hollow. Long. 92

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