Votto Vines Importing, Hamden CT.
78% PN, 16% Chardonnay and 6% Meunier from grand cru and premier cru vineyards in the Montagne de Reims (Ecueil (mostly), Villers Allerand and Bouzy). Certified as HVE (Haute Valeur Environnementale). Base vintage plus 51% reserve wines, 40% of which is barrel aged. Dosage: 6 g/l. Aged in bottle: at least two years. Disgorged January 2018.
Yellow-gold. Stiff and young and virile with a salty rigor. Some essential Noir fragrance and flavors but this wine is more about energy, drive and a seamless length. The terroir signature is exacting and flinty. Now – 2024+.