Alfred Gratien Brut Classique NV VERY LIMITED!
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Founded in 1864 in Épernay. this traditional Champagne house ferments all base wines and reserve wines in oak barrels contributing depth and complexity. Chadonnay 45% . Pinot Noir 12% . Pinot Meunier 43% with no malolactic fermentation.
Complex and powerful flavours brimming with ripe apple. lemon/ lime zest …layers of savoury flavours of bread and roast nuts. Dare I say it reminded me of Krug. Bollinger.
High Pinot Meunier component giving it aromatics/ lift and the chardonnay imparting lemon zing. Deluxe quality and value here. 94pts Peter Bourne. Gourmet Traveller Wine. Live it up!
NV Alfred Gratien Brut is a very complex wine with an excellent mix of red and white grapes. Toast and vanilla overtones lend further character ” … a bold style. with savoury. nutty lees flavours ” “It ™s very concentrated … a hint of oak and lots of character . “The dosage and acidity are deftly handled to give a soft. creamy balance and crisp finish . Gourmet Traveller Wine. 5 Stars.
Caramel notes on the nose. A broad red apple. developed style with a zesty mousse. and concentrated bready flavours. Up to 2 years .
Susie Barrie. Decanter Magaziner. RRP $85
RRP $85 Our price $73.99