APPELLATION: Champagne AOC
GRAPE VARIETY：80% Pinot Noir, 20% Chardonnay
Very fine nose of citrus fruits, apple, almond or perhaps nutmeg. When it reaches the palate the Charles de Gaulle Cuvée exhibits a remarkable complexity, with an airymousse and lightly candied notes.
Only the juices from first pressing – the cuvées – are used. Mechanicallow-pressure presses. Use of
gravity to avoid pumping, thus avoiding oxidisation. Minimal use of sulphur Natural settling. Alcoholic Fermentation for roughly 2 weeks at low temperature. Then total and natural malolactic fermentation. No filtering. Assemblage – 100% of the wines are made in vats in order to preserve as much freshness as possible. After bottling, the cuvée s aged for at least 3 years sur lattes (on laths). Dosage: 7.5 g/l
Ideal as an aperitif. Pheasant stuffed with foie gras, mixed green salad with strips of guinea fowl, Brie de Meaux. Serve at 7°C.