DJK Imports, South San Francisco CA.
All Chardonnay from a sirloin parcel in Vitryat, near Chalons en Champagne. Planted in 1990 to deep chalky soils. Base vintage plus reserve wines. Ageing: 36 months on lees and vinified in stainless steel tanks. Disgorgement: 6 months prior to release. Dosage: 8 g/l.
Yellow-gold. Bountiful but not ‘fruity’. Narcissus and balsam and starched like farro. The finish extends a firm handshake of chalk. Now.