DJK Imports, South San Francisco CA.
Even blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from premier cru sites in Dizy, Villers-sous-Châtillon, Ambonnay, Bouzy, Vitry la Francois and Troissy. Oldest vines 70 years. Raised in steel with full malo. Ageing: 36 months on lees and vinified in stainless steel tanks. Disgorgement: 6 months prior to release. Dosage: 6 g/l.
Yellow-gold. Textural, round and crackery with a toastier mid-palate compared to the NV cuvées. Wet forest and sweated fennel and the finish points the way forward. Now.