Aged: No age statement
Product of: France
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Duval-Leroy produce this single vineyard and single grape variety champagne as a vintage champagne every year. It is named after and made using 100% Chardonnay grapes only from Clos des Bouveries, a vineyard with a mid-slope position facing due east, overlooking the village of Vertus. Dosage 4g/l.
These exceptional conditions produce one of the earliest growth cycles in the area, producing grapes with intense concentrations of flavour. Clos des Bouveries is partially fermented in oak casks in impart subtle woody notes and partially fermented in stainless steel tank.
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 25/10/2012
Clear, pale golden with very fine persistent bubbles.
Chalky minerality with very delicate oak, lemon and yeasty pear.
Dry palate with good acidity. Pronounced tart pear skin flavours.
Lingering minerality with fading pear.