2017 Tellier 'Cramant' Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut Millesime Champagne, France
2017 Tellier 'Cramant' Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut Millesime Champagne, France

2017 Tellier 'Cramant' Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut Millesime Champagne, France

$80.00

SOIL: 100% chalk

VITICULTURE: Practicing organic; manual harvest and stringent grape selection

VINIFICATION: Direct press and selection of the first juices; cold settling for 12 to 24 hours without enzymes, then the juice is put into barrels; fermentation in barrels, demi-muids and foudres.

AGING: 8 months oak aging with partial malolactic fermentation; minimum 40 months of ageing in bottles and minimum 3 months after disgorgement, no fining and light filtration, disgorgement with dosage liqueur vinified in barrels. Dosage 2g/L; disgorgement November 2022

NOTES: Pale yellow tinged with faint green hues, the initial aromas are addictive and complex with notes of jasmine, lemongrass and pear. The palate is broad, yet fine-grained with an intriguing smokiness and very persistent mineral finish. Serve in a large glass.

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