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Champagne Jacquesson "Cuvée No. 737" Dégorgement Tardif Extra-Brut NV

Champagne Collection by Philglas & Swiggot

  • Size: 750ml
  • Vintage: NV
  • ABV: 12%
  • Origin: Champagne / France
  • Grapes: Chardonnay / Pinot Noir / Meunier

Description

Voted the third best of all Champagne Houses (after Bollinger and Krug) in 2005 La Revue Des Vins De France, Jacquesson has really come of age. Based in the evocatively named town of Dizy, just to the north of Epernay, the House is run by the Chiquet brothers (cousins of our own Gaston Chiquet). The brothers are long-term advocates of the modish philosophy of zero dosage: this is put to the test in extremis with the equally modish move to release late disgorged cuvées: the juxtaposition of minimal sugar and extended lees ageing has produced these, some of the purest and most poised of all Champagnes, showing at their very best in magnum of course!

This release, the 737, is based mainly on the 2009 harvest. It has spent 90 months (thats right, 90!) on the lees and has had no fining or filtering. With disgorgement in November 2017, this extra-brut will leave you extra-happy!

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