KCQ-1H

Champagne Brut, ‘Tradition’, Gaston-Chiquet

Cépages: 40% Pinot Meunier, 35% Chardonnay, 25% Pinot Noir
Assemblage: base 2013: 7% reserved wine 2009
Vineyard/Village: Hautvillers 1er Cru, Dizy 1er Cru, Mareuil-sur-Aÿ 1er Cru and few Aÿ Grand Cru
Malo: yes
Elevage: Stainless steel
En Tirage Aging: 42 months
Producer:
Country:
France
Region:
Champagne
Appellation:
Vallee de la Marne
Variety:
Blend- Champagne
Color:
White
Case Pack:
12
Bottle Size:
375
Farming Practice:
Sustainable
Import Partner:
Terry Theise
UPC:
8 1216102004-5

Tasting Notes

Nicolas was the only producer in my portfolio to get out in front of the 11-issue.  Halves will be 11-based while they last). Nicolas is also a believer in disgorging long before shipping, so this wine has been on the cork since January 2015.

POS Resources

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Press & Reviews

Spectator

Score:
92
Date:
2011-11-30

Tanzer

Score:
91
Date:
2013-12-20