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One of the most serious English Sparkling producers. This historic estate has been in the Goring family since 1743. The tiny 16-acre vineyard is close-planted on a steep south-facing chalk escarpment described as 'similar to the Côte des Blancs' in Champagne. The fruit is picked very selectively with quality being the absolute focus. The grapes are pressed gently using a traditional Coquard press. After three years on the lees this wine, composed of 45% Pinot Noir, 33% Chardonnay & 22% Pinot Meunier, is hand disgorged and balanced with a minimal dosage of just 4g/L. It has a fine counterbalance between toasty richness and power from the wines élevage in Burgundian French Oak barrels, with racy acidity, tension and a focused chalky minerality.

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Thursday
Dec122013

Jacquesson Single Vineyard Champagne

We just recieved our tiny allocation of the Jacquesson Single Vineyard Champagnes, and they will go very quickly. These wines are tiny production, and very hard to find.

The three single vineyard offerings from Jacquesson

I haven't had a a chance to taste these rarities myself- and I doubt that I will. That being said, the classic, focussed style of the 2004 vintage suits the precision work of this ancient house perfectly, and these will be great, great wines for those with a good cellar and patience. Act quickly!

2004 Jacquesson "Champs Cain" Avize Brut Champagne $249

2004 Jacquesson Aÿ "Vauzelle Terme" Brut Champagne $249

2004 Jacquesson Dizy "Corne Bautray" Brut Champagne $249

A toast to you!- Gary Westby

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