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NV Champagne Gatinois Grand Cru Brut Tradition

Champagne, France

Excellent value Grower Champagne from the village of Ay. Lovely rich, vinous feel, with Pinot Noir dominating deliciously.

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$98.00

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About The Wine

Toasty, creamy and deeply satisfying artisan Champagne for lovers of the slightly richer rather than the uber-crunchy style.

Gatinois, who've been at it since the 17th century, know a thing or two by now, and this, their main estate wine, comes from all their own extensive Grand Cru holdings in and around the village of Ay.

It's got a 80/20 Pinot Noir to Chardonnay breakdown, and you really see the deep red fruit notes and vinous, winey feel from the Pinot component.

The finish is long and strong - this is a Champagne for the dinner table as much as a welcome drink.

About Champagne Gatinois

Champagne Gatinois is an historic domaine based in the lovely village of Ay (also home to a certain Bollinger operation). They've been going since 1696!

A noted Récoltant-Manipulant (grower producer) they make wine from all their own fruit, which totals about 7 hectares, mostly planted to Pinot Noir. Their Champagnes are the strong, silent type, often with great structure and ageworthiness.

Louis Cheval took over the winemaking at the domain in 2010.

Winemaker Louis Cheval
Winemaker Louis Cheval
Ay, Champagne
Additional Info

From The Producer

Strong majority of Pinot Noir (80%) which brings richness, structure, breadth and delicacy. The 20% of Chardonnay bring an additional touch of femininity to the blend. Note the significant proportion of reserve wines (30%). The wine is aged in our cellars on slats for a minimum of 2 years before disgorging.

The robe, deep gold with light copper reflections, gives a foretaste of the richness of the blend. The nose opens with fresh notes (pear, lime blossom) then on a beautiful depth, complex aromas and a very Pinot Noir vinosity. On the palate, behind a fresh attack, our Brut Tradition offers a pleasant compromise in fruitiness and finesse, a nice roundness and aromas of ripe fruit evolving into toasted notes.

Blend : Pinot Noir (80%), Chardonnay (20%)
ABV : 12%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2026
Bottle Size : 750ml

Ay, Champagne
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