Cuvée Femme de Champagne Grand Cru is the result of careful valuation of every plot, as required by Maison Duval-Leroy. This cuvée is elaborated from a blend composed of 87% Chardonnay, classified Grand Cru and located in Mont-Aigu de Chouilly, Chapelle d’Avize, Terre de Noël d’Oger, Chétillon and Aillerand du Mesnil sur Oger. These Grands Crus are vinified separately, in order to highlight its elegance and energy. Then, 13% of Pinot Noir complete the blend, this grape variety being vinified in oak barrels, which brings structure and silkness to the wine.
This cuvée spent 9 years in cellar ! An exceptionnal champagne requires time…
To the eye, its beautiful golden color carries fine bubbles which unveils complex notes of a great maturity, with vanilla biscuit and wood aromas, followed by citrus such as lemon and mandarin, and then flowers and white fruits. The first sensation is of an extrem fineness, with notes of hazelnut, honeysuckle and a hint of citrus bark. The final is endlessly persistent.
A fine and delicate structure, a rare aromatic complexity. Cuvée Femme de Champagne Grand Cru is one of the most refined and elegant champagne from Maison Duval-Leroy.
The prestigious cuvée Femme de Champagne Grand-Cru is ideal with gastronomic cuisine, such as caviar boiled egg, a lobster risotto, or pata negra iberic ham shavings.
This Femme de Champagne Grand Cru from DUVAL LEROY is sold here in half bottle.
Wine Spectator : 94/100
Robert Parker : 92/100
Bettane et Desseauve Note 17/20
Gault & Millau Note 17/20
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