KRG-616

Champagne Les Houtrants Brut, Rene Geoffroy

Cépages: Pinot Noir, Meunier, Chardonnay, Petit Meslier, Arbane
Assemblage: Multiple vintages from 2008-2011, held in
magnum at 3.5ATM of pressure.
Vineyard/Village: Single vineyard “Houtrants” in Cumières,
planted in 2004, a very ripe section. Clay with silex and sandstone
over calcareous Marne deposit.
Malo: No
Elevage: enameled tanks
En Tirage Aging: 72 months
Producer:
Country:
France
Region:
Champagne
Appellation:
Vallee de la Marne
Variety:
Blend- Champagne
Color:
White
Case Pack:
6
Bottle Size:
750
Farming Practice:
Sustainable
Import Partner:
Terry Theise
UPC:
3-584870-000270

Tasting Notes

Exceedingly complex and original, recalling Ziereisen’s oldvines Chasselas; clinging length and detail; densely nutty and saline, and fervently chalky. All steel. The mind wants to identify the flavors of each variety but the wine refuses to allow you. It is holistic, a mélange. Very small production of an entirely original wine. —Terry Theise

POS Resources

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Press & Reviews

Parker

Score:
94
Date:
2016-06-30