A non-vintage cuvée from this small, family producer. Made from the three grapes of Champagne (1/3 Pinot Noir, 1/3 Pinot Meunier and 1/3 Chardonnay), this blend of varieties gives the wine balance, subtlety and freshness.
Larnaudie-Hirault own 6 hectares of vines and are situated in the tiny village of Trois-Puits in the Montagne-de-Reims, some 6 miles south of Reims itself. The Montagne-de-Reims is largely planted to the black varieties of Champagne - Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier- but there is some Chardonnay too.
Awarded the Bronze Medal in the Bettane & Desseauve Prix Plaisir 2020 - a well-known French blind tasting judged by wine professionals and consumers. The category was Champagne under €30 a bottle.
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Case of 6 Bottles
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A fresh mineral nose of chalk and very ripe Golden Delicious. There are notes of dry spice, smoke and hints of high-roast black coffee too. There is a creamy mousse on the palate that lends some structure, as does the piquant, almost peppery, minerality. Pear and apple fruit. A juicy, lemon grip drives through the palate coupled with that fine, chalk-dust minerality. A lovely wine, perfect as an aperitif or with food. Truly, a champagne perfect for all occasions!
#3wordtastingnote: creamy, mineral, lemon
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