Julien Chopin Les Originelles Blanc de Blancs Champagne 2013
Julien Chopin Champagne house…
“Our house was founded in 1947 in the village of Monthelon, 6 km away from the capital of Champagne, Epernay. Our vineyard is located in the Coteaux Sud of Epernay for our red grapes pinot meunier and pinot noir (in the villages of Monthelon, Mancy and Moussy) and in the Cote des Blancs for the Chardonnay (Chouilly, Cuis and Grauves villages). We grow our vines in the respect of traditions, combined with a modern system against diseases to protect the environment.”
CHAMPAGNE BLANC DE BLANCS MILLESIME
The effervescence, very thin, is coming up softly and regularly in order to provide a light ring of bubbles in surface.
- COLOR: The yellow color is quite deep and shaded with nice green glints.
- NOSE: The olfactory impression is intense. Some tastes of Mirabelle, honey, hot brioche and melted butter are noted. After aeration, the nose becomes more complex. Some hot spices, exotic fruits and a small touch of toffee are felt.
- MOUTH: This Blanc de Blancs highlights its sincere character, typical of the year. However, the freshness is present all along the tasting. The expression keeps its balance. Even if, it has a small dose (6,5 gr/l), the wine offers an unctuous texture until the end. Acidulous and fruity, it finishes by a chalky note.
- FORK: Due to its characteristics, it will be welcomed with hot dishes cooked with sea products. Try it also with fishes with melted butter, gratin of shellfishes, Saint Jacques…