Brut Cuis 1er Cru

PIERRE GIMONNET & FILS

Brut Cuis 1er Cru

Product code
728224
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Open
Status
Available
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Region
Champagne
Subregion
Côte des Blancs
Appellation
Champagne
Classification
1er cru
Varietal(s)
Chardonnay
Color
White
Sugar
Brut
Closure type
Cork
Availability
Winery's website

About this winery

The Gimonnet family has been growing vines in Champagne since 1750. In 1935 Pierre Gimonnet, grandfather of current owners Didier and Olivier, began producing champagne in the village of Cuis. Didier and Olivier own 30 hectares in total; 16 hectares are Premier Cru from the village of Cuis. A high percentage of their vineyards are Grand Cru - 12 hectares in total, spread across the villages of Cramant, Chouilly, Oger and Aÿ. The Grand Cu vineyards have an average age of 40 years. Didier takes...

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Press reviews

Vinous

- 91 points -

Antonio Galloni, November 2020

The NV Brut Blanc de Blancs Cuis 1er Cru is loaded with intense saline, mineral and savory inflections that play off the lemon and grapefruit flavors. Taut and nervy, with striking tension, the 1er Cru hits all the right notes. I love the energy here. Disgorged: November 15, 2019.

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