R.L. Legras, Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru ‘Cuvée Hommage’ Chouilly

All Chardonnay from grand cru vineyards in Chouilly.  A ‘hommage’ to Julien Barbier’s grandfather, right down to the no foil, hand tied cork enclosure, this release blends ’05 Presidence with ’04 St. Vincent.  Aged on the lees for over ten years. Dosage: 5 g/l. 

Yellow-gold. An aura of juiced celery and there is a sweet as well as toasty sense of nut concentrate. Decadent lees character, peach kernel, and smoky green tea. The finish is saline with a maritime sense of depth and finishing savor. Now – 2030+.  

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