Champagne 1er cru Brut Gastronome 2014

PIERRE GIMONNET & FILS

Champagne 1er cru Brut Gastronome
2014

Product code
766305
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 100 %
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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Tasting notes

La Cuvee Gastronome expresses the complexity and richness of the vintage along with the crisp freshness of the non vintage. This cuvée's fine bubbles offer a beautifully creamy palate to complement a meal, serve as an aperitif, or enjoy on its own. The wine blossoms throughout the meal showcasing its freshness and elegance.

Press reviews

Wine Spectator

- 93 points -

December 2019

A well-knit Champagne, lightly honeyed, with a creamy mousse and finely meshed flavors of glazed apricot, lemon curd and pastry dough. Backed by refreshing, juicy acidity, this features a clean-cut and aromatic finish of elderflower and oyster shell.

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