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Champagne Jacquesson

Avize Champ Caïn - 2008 - Famille Chiquet

blanc de blancs with mineral notes, and hints of citrus and yellow apple... A saline Champagne, chalky, with lovely tension, great poise, and exceptional finesse. 

Size
75 cl
Appellation
Champagne
Degree of alcohol
12.5 %
To drink from
2020 to 2026
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€145.00
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A Chardonnay cuvée from vines planted at Champ Caïn, one of Jacquesson’s famous vineyard sites.  The 1.3-ha parcel is situated at the bottom of the slope, facing south, and planted in 1962 at a high density with 12000 vines. The soil is composed of clayey, loamy limestone with chalky gravel. The grapes were harvested the 26th of September 2008, and bottled without filtration on the 18th of May 2009. This Champagne was received a dosage of 2.5 gr/l, was aged 9 years in stacks, and was disgorged in April 2018. It is a very rare cuvée, produced only in the greatest vintages. 

Jean-Hervé & Laurent Chiquet

Jean-Hervé & Laurent Chiquet

Jean-Hervé and Laurent Chiquet are the inheritors of a champagne house that was handed down to their father Jean in 1974. Meticulous vignerons, they often remain discrete regarding the magnificent history of their house. Since Napoleon Bonaparte bestowed a gold medal upon the house, Jacquesson & Fils has never disappointed. The vineyard parcels are ideally spread over grand crus (Aÿ, Avize,...

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