Grand Brut Rilly
* Since December 2021: Due to a lack on aluminium,the Grand Brut cap is temporarily replaced by a similar cap marked “Champagne”.Expected back in June 2022.
« Premier Cru » from Rilly-La-Montagne, in the
« Montagne de Reims » in the « Appellation Champagne ».
Average age of the vines : 40 years-old.
Clayey-chalky soil with limestone subsoil.
High Environmental Quality and Sustainable Viticulture.
Traditional Massal Selection.
Harvest : 2017
Blending : 60%Chardonnay associated with
20% Pinot Noir and 20% Meunier.
Bottled : April 2018.
Ageing in our cellars: minimum of 3 years
before disgorging .
To the eye: Discreet mousse, yellow color with copperytints. Fine and beady bubbles.
To the Nose: Citrus and hawthorn.
On the palate: Lively and light attack, then ample and generous in the mouth. Aromas of apples and honey with a dash of grapefruit or lemon wrapped around a mineral laden core. Persistent freshness.
As an appetizer paired with anything, or more specifically with fish that have a delicate flesh, lobster papillotes with basil, roasted halibut, sea bream tartar, poached turbot with hollandaise sauce, blue trout, lemon marinated salmon, sashimi, and
shellfish such as oysters poached with caviar or with Champagne. It also goes well with goat’s cheese ! Best served chilled at 8°C.
The freshness and the delicate lemony finish makes this champagne the ideal companion for seafood.