Preferential access to an additional level of complexity with vintage, single-plot, mono-varietal and limited-edition champagnes.
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VP stands for Vieillissement Prolongé (Extended aging). The Grand Cru Terroirs where the grapes are grown are “ la crème de la crème” for Pinot Noir in Champagne. It gives this cuvée a tremendous potential for aging and reach perfection with time. 1/3 from 2007 harvest, 1/3 from 2008, 1/3 from 2009 which are great vintages. Bottled in 2010. Blend: 60% Pinot Noir & 40% Chardonnay. This cuvée shows Egly Ouriet’s know how and signature with a cuvée that spent more than 7 years in the cellar. The results translates into loads of fragrances and nuances combining power, elegance and sharpness. . Very low sugar levels (dosage) with as little as 2g/ litter. will be a good match with spice.
Blend: 100% Pinot Noir grown on an iconic Bouzy parcel planted in 1970. This cuvée is a true expression of Bouzy’s unique terroir. The meticulous tending of the vines along with a gentle, precise vinification makes for an exceptional cuvée. This Pinot Noir champagne has backbone while still retaining balance and freshness.
«Ineffable» that can be described and expressed by its nature, its force, its beauty. Terroir : 100% Verzy Grand Cru, Grande Montagne de Reims Vintage 2012 100% Pinot Noir 25% vinified in oak barrels, 75% in small stainless steel vats Same winemaking approach as the previous cuvées, the only difference being the extended time on the lees (in bottles sur latte). 60 month in average A great wine from a top vintage. With l’ineffable Sébastien Mouzon give birth to magnificent full bodied Blanc de noirs. Nicely balanced and refreshing. Sebastien is on top his game with this seductive Champagne. Dosage : Brut nature 0 gr/liter. Limited Production of 2150 bottles.
Blend: 80% Chardonnay - 20% Pinot Noir. 55-year old vines. Massal selection. Made from the “cœur de la cuvée”, the first 1,400 litres of the 2,050-litre first pressing or “cuvée”. Aged for 10 months in 228-litre oak casks that have already contained wine (not new wood). No malolactic fermentation. An extremely complex and harmonious wine.
Blend: 100% Pinot Meunier - Rive Gauche is made from grapes grown in a single parcel - “Maisonselle” (Mareuil le Port) - planted to Pinot Meunier in 1969 on the sandy clay soils of the Marne Valley. Slow fermentation in casks which have been used between 2 and 5 times previously. Bottled under natural cork and cellar-aged on the lees for 32 months. This Champagne drinks particularly well with charcuterie.
Blend: 94% Pinot Meunier (massal selection) - 2% Pinot Gris (massal selection) - 2% Chardonnay (massal selection). Spontaneous fermentation –malolactic fermentation depending on circumstances – Aged for 10 months in wood on full lees in different-sized casks (225 to 600 litres) made from different woods. Bottled using gravity. This truly unique wine with its distinctive character is vinified using the Burgundy method.
Grower champagnes are handcrafted wines far away from industrial standard taste. Those six cuvées are a perfect introduction to their philosophy. Enjoy a variety of nuances, taste, textures and identities!En savoir plus