A fantastic zero dosage Champagne from Jean-François Clouet is composed of 100% Pinot Noir sourced from Grand Cru vineyards in Bouzy and was aged in neutral oak. Tightly wound and focused, this begins with inviting aromas of sliced apples, lemon zest, chalky minerals, hazelnut and tosted brioche. On the palate this is beautifuly defined with a wonderful chisled texture. It possesses noteable weight and tension through the crisp, presice, mineral infused finish. This is fantastic today, and should go on to drink beautifully with some short-term cellaring.
The Andre Clouet 'Silver' Champagne is an excellent wine that is drinking marvelously at the moment. This gorgeous Pinot Noir sourced from the Clouet family Grand Cru vineyards in both Bouzy. Aged in neutral oak, this zero dosage Champagne opens with kumquat zest and melon tones woven alongside shades of damp earth on this delicate nose. Fresh and showing good verve, this delivers bright citrus rind flavors with lighter wild mushroom and baked apple undertones that follow on the palate. Excellent now, enjoy this lithe effort over the next several years.