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SELECTED RESERVE EXTRA BRUT - 100% Oak Barrel A wine marked by the black grape varieties of Champagne, representative of the traditional style of Maison Gardet and combining reserve wines aged in oak. A wine whose assertive, powerful character will delight lovers of atypical champagnes. Maturation in two stages: Cuvée Selected Reserve is a high-quality blend that will evolve very slowly over time. These wines are first matured in foudres, then in bottle. 1. Foudres: These are made of Vosges oak; their capacity varies between 25hl and 40hl, and some are 50 to 100 years old. The blend is aged in them for a minimum of 12 months, undergoing very slow, controlled oxidation. 2. Bottling: Maturation continues in bottle for 7 to 9 years before disgorging. The aromas then continue to evolve towards more ripe, toasty notes. Fermentation : . In stainless steel tanks: Alcoholic fermentation, malolactic fermentation . In foudres :Aging of wines for a minimum of 1 year. - Ageing: In bottles on lees for 7 to 9 years + 3 months minimum after disgorgement before shipping. - Extra Brut dosage: 4 g/L. From a liqueur made from the same wine and beet sugar. Final cork (after disgorging): Classic cork. Aging after shipment: Ready to drink, can be cellared for up to 5 years.
Bright, deep yellow-gold color.
Delicate nose. Straightforward at first glance, with notes of wheat, caramel, vanilla and ripe fruit.
Taste: pronounced aromas of fruit paste, candied fruit (orange), hint of spice (cinnamon, vanilla). Notes of viennoiserie; straight texture, underlying minerality.
Wine Aromatic | Fruity | Round | Warm
Chardonnay, Meunier, Pinot noir
Provenance : Premiers & Grands Cru de la Montagne de Reims, Vallée de la Marne et Côte des Blancs.
Magret de canard.
Fish and seafood
Risotto aux noix de Saint Jacques.
Plancha de légumes grillées et brochettes marinées.
2 / 3 Le Guide Hachette
90 / 100 Wine Enthusiast
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Champagne Gardet is a domain from the region Champagne in France, that produces 11 wines available to purchase, including the wine SELECTED RESERVE EXTRA BRUT - 100% Fût de Chêne No vintage.