A. Margaine Extra-Brut
|Cépages: 100% Chardonnay|
|Assemblage: 80% 2015 and 20% 2014|
|Vineyard/Village: 100% Villers Marmery 1er Cru – from Alouettes,
Champs d’enfer, Grands Arbres. 28% of the blend is Champs d’Enfer
and done in barrel.
|Elevage: Stainless steel 28% oak barrel|
|En Tirage Aging: 30 months
Montagne de Reims
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Press & Reviews
(all chardonnay, 85% from 2007 and the rest from 2006; disgorged in May, 2013 after four years on its lees): Light yellow. Smoky pear and nectarine aromas are brightened by chalky minerals and deepened by hints of toasty lees and iodine. Supple orchard fruit and melon flavors coat the palate, picking up bitter lemon zest and honey qualities on the back end. Turns firmer with air, finishing with good lift and smoky persistence.
The NV Cuvée Extra-Brut is a gorgeous wine of pure breadth and volume. Pears, apricots, white flowers and spices all blossom in the glass in a Champagne that impresses for its texture and creaminess. The NV Cuvée Extra-Brut is 100% Chardonnay, 85% 2007 and 15% 2006 that spent 48 months on its lees prior to being disgorged in May 2013.