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Authentique Blanc de Blancs

  • £215.40

6 x 75cl bottles
A 100% Chardonnay Champagne

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Following the Champagne tradition of the past centuries, the Authentique cuvées have grown and been raised under cork for many years. This particular breeding favours the micro-oxygenation of the wine and develops the power and the finesse of its aromas. This "cork-staple" sealing technique requires manual work; especially during the disgorgement.

Tasting notes

The Champagne is presented in a square-ring bottle, the sign of an ageing process with a cork. It reveals itself dressed in a pale yellow golden colour with tints of buttercup yellow, and pale silver yellow light reflections.

The first nose evokes fragrances of daffodils and cloves, together with scents of stony chalk, lemon heart, fresh almond and fresh grapes. When aerated, the wine reveals touches of yellow grapefruit zest, Carensac liquorice sweet and white pepper. A further aeration rewards with the smells of dried fruit, vanilla and roasting.

The approach in the mouth is soft and fresh, with a delicate and melted effervescence. The wine develops with a density of pulpy white fruit enhanced by peppered aromas and a lemony acidity. The mid-palate is orchestrated by a very pure chalky minerality which provides elegance and lengthens the palate.

Food pairings

Chestnut cream soup with porcini mushrooms, Chicken stock with celery root, Grilled scallops with creamy hazelnut, Sea bass and a creamy risotto with chanterelle mushrooms, Fillet of sole, Fat chicken cooked in Champagne, sautéed root vegetables ...

Technical data

Grapes:
100% Chardonnay, including 8% in oak
including 23% of reserve wine

Vinification: Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tank
Malolactic fermentation incomplete
Production: Bottling in June 2015
Ageing: 4 years with a cork
Dosage: Brut 6 g/l


Ratings & Medals

Wine Enthusiast:
92/100
Sakura 2019:
Double gold
Guide des Vins Bettane + Dessauve 2019:
15.5/20