The best chardonnay grapes were selected to create this cuvée in this uniquely decorated bottle. Elegant, fine and floral.
|100% Chardonnay grapes from the plot of “Les Longues Raies”, this champagne is vinified in stainless steal and oak barrels. It is aged on lees 5 years minimum with a dosage of 7g/l.|
When to drink
|Drink now or keep up to 10 years in cellar.
This champagne can be best served with shellfish, crab and lobster.
|Gold robe champagne. The nose is elegant with fresh aromas of white flowers (acacia and jasmine). Then it opens onto citrus fruit, mandarin and pineapple. The attack is clean, fresh and delicate and subtle mouth.|
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Located in the Marne Valley area of Champagne, France. In 1870 Onésime Leconte began as a champagne grower. Xavier Leconte, now the fifth generation, oversees 10 hectares (24.7 acres). In 2003, Alexis, Xavier’s son, joined the legacy. He preserves the soil and produces real “Terroir” wines. The house relies on 40 small plots spread over several villages in the valley for their wines.
Like his grandfather, also a keen practitioner of natural methods, Alexis follows the phases of the moon, applying techniques based on the cycle of the Earth, increasing sustainability and reducing the carbon footprint.
Alexis follows the house style developed by his predecessors to produce wines of great quality, whilst ensuring he nurtures the land for the generations to come.
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