KPG-606VM

Millesime [Vintage Collection], P. Gimonnet et Fils

Cépages: 100% Chardonnay
Assemblage: 100% 2006
Vineyard/Village: 65% Cramant Grand Cru, 22.5% Chouilly
Grand Cru, 12.5% Cuis 1er Cru
Malo: yes
Elevage: Stainless steel
En Tirage Aging: 120+ months
Producer:
Vintage:
2006
Country:
France
Region:
Champagne
Appellation:
Cote de Blancs
Variety:
Chardonnay
Color:
White
Case Pack:
3
Bottle Size:
1500
Import Partner:
Terry Theise
UPC:
3-490920051959

Tasting Notes

Again, a noble impulse, to offer a back-vintage in Mags that one can actually drink for pleasure right damn now. A very fresh (April 2017) disgorgement somewhat impedes this, but even so it’s a textured, generous but not effusive glass of wine. You can drink it without guilt or keep it a few more years. As a rule ’06 is a quick-developing, round and juicy vintage, but the best wines—most often the Blanc de Blancs—have a chalky spine which the Magnum format emphasizes. The blend is 65% Cramant, 22.5% Chouilly and 12.5% Cuis —Terry Theise

POS Resources

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Press & Reviews

Parker

Score:
92
Date:
2015-11-02

Vinous Media

Score:
94
Date:
2013-11-01
Review:
The 2005 Brut Vintage Collection, tasted from magnum, is stunning. Intense, layered and drop-dead gorgeous, the 2005 covers every corner of the palate with layers of mineral-infused fruit. Smoke, slate, crushed rocks and flowers appear later, adding gorgeous dimensions of pure nuance. Still young, the 2005 appears to have a bright future. This is one of the best 2005 vintage Champagnes I have tasted. The 2005 is 100% Chardonnay from Cramant, Chouilly and Cuis. This bottle was disgorged in January 2013 after spending 84 months on its lees.