Egly-ouriet Vieilles Vignes Grand Cru Brut Les Crayeres Champagne Blanc De Noirs Pinot Noir
$1,942.99 / case(12)
”domaine egly-ouriet champagne is sensual and unforgettable a required wine for champagne lovers who crave the power and finesse of pinot noir-based wines. What you’ll find at this family “grower” house is truly vinous champagne wines striking in their concentration and complexity. Winemaker francis egly’s practice of harvesting very ripe grapes and aging his wines in barrel for years longer than almost any other champagne house are some of the technical decisions that set his art apart from the rest; yet it is the results that captivate. Egly-ouriet champagne is age-worthy sumptuous and at times surreal; these wines are unquestionably the pinnacle of pinot noir-based champagne. Proudly north berkeley imports was one of the first importers to bring egly-ouriet wines to the united states. Vineyards: one of the finest south-facing terroirs in ambonnay the single-vineyard ‘les crayeres’ offers a taste of history evoking the character of champagne more than a century ago before chardonnay vines were introduced to the region. Soils are pure chalk. Winemaking: hand-harvested. Fermented on indigenous yeasts partially in french oak barrels and partially in tank. Secondary fermentation in bottle (methode champenoise); aged for five years in bottle. Dosage less than 2 grams/l. Unfined and unfiltered. Tasting impressions: aromas of wildflowers light honey red berries smoke chalky notes. Full-bodied effusive and powerful; complex and vinous. Pairing suggestions: charcuterie or smoked meats/fish; well-aged ripe cheeses .” – egly-ouriet
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