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Gratiot Pilliere Brut Champagne Cuvee Tradition 2007Gratiot Pilliere Brut Champagne Cuvee Tradition 2007

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Size: 750ml.
Country: France
Region: Champagne
Sub-Region: Charly-Sur-Marne
Producer: Gratiot-Pilliere

The intense golden yellow color is a perfect background for the dazzling, chaotic rise of the delicate bubbles. The stylish nose evokes a blend of yellow and white fruit, at once elegant and refreshing, the perfect essence of summer fruit. The taste is crisp, with a defined minerality lengthening the finale giving a wonderfully balanced expression of enduring flavour.

A full-bodied champagne, excellent as an aperitif: pair it with sliced fresh fruit, or a mixture of diced Comté cheese and shavings of aged Mimolette. It can also accompany a meal: pair with delicate savoury dishes: langoustine pastries, mildly spiced raviolis, foie gras brioche with an apricot confit, or a Brie de Meaux in puff pastry

75 % Pinot Meunier, 15 % Chardonnay, 10 % Pinot Noir The blending with the reserve wines guarantees the continuity of our cuvées tradition from one year to the next.

Natural clarification (gravity) just after pressing. Alcoholic fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats at 18-20 °C followed by malolactic fermentation. Bottling takes place the following January. Secondary fermentation and ageing "on the lees" for 24 months minimum.