Duval-Leroy Clos des Bouveries 2005

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Closure: Champagne/cork & muselet wire cage

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Produced by: Champagne Duval-Leroy
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alc./vol: 12%

Proof: 24°

Vintage: 2005

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of France France

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

Appearance:

Clear, pale golden with very fine persistent bubbles.

Aroma:

Chalky minerality with very delicate oak, lemon and yeasty pear.

Taste:

Dry palate with good acidity. Pronounced tart pear skin flavours.

Aftertaste:

Lingering minerality with fading pear.

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