Réserve Premier Cru Extra Brut | Champagne by Jean Baillette-Prudhomme | fatcork
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Réserve Premier Cru Extra Brut

Jean Baillette-Prudhomme


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When making this special cuvée, Laureen Baillette found the right balance at 4 g/l which is half her standard dosage. This custom Champagne is an even split between the three major grapes of the region, and 50 percent is a perpetual réserve, which brings beautiful structure and great length in the finish. The blend’s 10 percent chardonnay has been aged in used oak barrels, adding a distinct level of complexity, depth and length of finish to this harmonious blend.

SEE: Clear, luminous, effervescent and unmistakably Premier Cru. Frothy golden bubbles rise in regular streams and form a full bead on the surface.

SMELL: Red apple skin, juicy red currant and doughy brioche followed by a bouquet of white flowers

TASTE: Ripe fruit and white flowers. Delicate effervescence. Beautiful acidity bursts mid-palate offering contrast to the round, rich mouthfeel. 

PAIR: Pop this bottle pre-meal as an apéritif or with a bonafide feast starring a roasted ham dressed in fresh herbs.

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