Vilmart Grand Cellier d’Or Premier Cru Brut 2017
9 in stock
Intense, golden, lemon and yellow in coloor with very fine persistent bubbles. These small pearls give birth on the surface to a beautiful white cord.
The nose is very elegant, airy, floral, in the mouth we find candied pineapple, cardamom and with pepper are the notes that reach us directly. Then after a few moment, another round of flavors arrives, nuts aromas at first (pralines, hazelnut) followed by mineral notes (chalk, roasted shellfish). The wine is mature, complex with a lot of personality. It still evolves in the glass with cinnamon and gingerbread aromas. The imperceptible dosage and the frank acidity give us a sharp acid / sugar balance extra brut type. The vinosity is expressed through bold and wood.
The finish is very long around ten to twelve seconds and clean, with a nice conclusion on candied lemon, candied orange zest, then after few minutes of airing, we find pralines, peaches and apricot notes.
The Champagne region, nestled in the northeastern part of France, boasts a winemaking heritage that stretches back through the annals of history. Revered worldwide for its exquisite sparkling wines, this region's allure is intricately tied to its unique geographical and climatic characteristics, producing some of the world's most coveted wines.
Champagne's vinous legacy traces its roots to the Middle Ages when still wines were produced here. However, it was in the 17th century that the magical transformation occurred – the discovery of effervescence through secondary fermentation in the bottle. This serendipitous revelation led to the birth of Champagne as we know it today, with its characteristic bubbles... Read More