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On the eye: Sparkling, crystalline pale gold with slight green highlights. Abundant effervescence, fine and regular, with fine, delicate bubbles.
On the nose: Pure, concentrated and expressive, with floral (honeysuckle, orange flower, linden), fruity (lemon, dried apricot, almond) and pastry aromas, followed by spicy notes.
On the palate : The attack is dynamic, full and powerful, with aromas of lightly toasted brioche, quince jelly and acacia honey. The clean, delicious finish develops on a light menthol note and shows excellent length.
Standard bearer of Maison Champagne Henriot’s savoir-faire, Blanc de Blancs delights with its astonishing complexity and length. This cuvée, endowed with excellent freshness, is admirable as aperitif and also as an ideal companion at table.
A 100% Chardonnay cuvee from the best vineyards of the Cote des Blancs. A real gem in the Henriot range, this lively, subtle Champagne magnifies the character of the Chardonnay grape, so dear to the Henriot family. Intense, complex floral nose with a touch of white fruit. Fruity, sharp, lively, persistent in the mouth with a mainly citrus aftertaste.
Origin: 70-80% from Grand Cru & Premier Cru vineyards
Blend: 100% Chardonnay (40% reserve wines)
Ageing: 4-5 years on the lees
Dosage: < 8g/l
Champagne Henriot’s Blanc de Blancs is an assemblage of Chardonnay grapes mainly from the Côte des Blancs and village crus: Mesnil sur Oger, Avize, Chouilly, Vertus, Montgueux, Trépail, Epernay and the Vitry region. The assemblage is made up of 30% reserve wines*.
* The percentage of reserve wines may vary from one year to another.
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