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    1 250
  • Producer ranking ?

    22
  • Decanting time

    10min
  • When to drink

    now to 2030
  • Food Pairing

    sashimi and sushi

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Clos Lanson is an ideal Champagne to celebrate all of life's great moments. An exceptional aperitif, its complexity will delight the connoisseur's palate 

After a long maturation, the Clos Lanson 2006 has all the attributes of a very fine Chardonnay that has benefited from a controlled fermentation in wooden barrels and optimum development in the House's Cellars. 

In the flute, the wine is a pale golden colour with a fine stream of bubbles.  It has a wide range of delicately woody aromas where ripe fruit intertwines with notes of butter, vanilla, patisserie and hazelnut, punctuated with a soupçon of smoke. 

The palate is rich, with concentrated fruit flavours combined with toasted, biscuity notes. The finish remains fresh, with an impressive length of flavour reflecting the noble origins of the grapes.

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The Story

Clos Lanson - A Secret Garden

Just opposite Notre Dame de Reims Cathedral lies a unique plot of one hectare surrounded by tall protective walls, that dates back to the 18th century: Clos Lanson. Situated on top of the hill where the House of Lanson and its wine cellars are also located, Clos Lanson benefits from a distinctive microclimate and particularly chalky soil.The vineyard is treated just like a family garden due to its small size and the special care and attention that it has always received.

 

The vines of Clos Lanson have always been a favourite of the House’s owners and are visited daily by the Wine-Maker. In order to carry on the Lanson family spirit, every year the men and women of the house help harvest this precious plot, selecting only flawless, quality grape bunches for the production of Clos Lanson Champagne.

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Wine Information

Wines from Clos Lanson have rare, unique characteristics that have always appealed to Lanson Wine-Makers. In 2006, the decision was made to offer connoisseurs the eponymous Cuvée from this promising vintage. Clos Lanson is a vintage Champagne whose juice, which comes exclusively from the first pressing, is vinified for several months in oak barrels.
 

After lengthy ageing in cellars, a precious wine is obtained: radiant, rich and extremely elegant.

In 2016, Hervé Dantan decided to release the 7,870 bottles of Clos Lanson 2006.

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Rich golden colour. Highly expressive nose with tropical fruit, smoky layers sweet brioche and spicy vanilla aromas and finely integrated note of high-quality oak. Voluptuous, round, fleshy palate that is mouth-filling at first until the fine, zesty acidity kicks in and lifts the palate. The finish is minerality driven, fresh and succulent, emphasizing fruit purity. Great intensity and length.
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Origin

Reims, Champagne

Grapes

100% Chardonnay

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