Philippe Fontaine Champagne
Brut Millésime 2015
BUBBLY WINE STYLE
A bright yellow hue with subtle reflections of copper, this elegant and fine Champagne offers aromas of lychee and peach. On the palate, this wine is lively and bright with a soft texture of almond paste, brioche, and subtle notes of blueberries.
Varieties: 100% Pinot Noir
Analysis: 12% alcohol / volume
Terroir: Balnot sur Laignes and Les Riceys: 30 year old vines and marly soils from the superiors Jurassic era
Elevation: 590 feet
Farming: Sustainable farming
Aging: 48 months sur latte
Bottled: At the estate, minimum 3 months before release
Food Pairing: Enjoy with this Smoked Salmon Tart recipe. Or serve as an apéritif, with sushi, Oaxacan food, or desserts.
ABOUT PHILIPPE FONTAINE:
Located in Balnot-sur-Laignes in the Côtes des Bar region, Champagne Philippe Fontaine is all about history of family and tradition. The Fontaine family has indeed been cultivating their land for centuries. Nowadays, Philippe, his daughter Salomé, and her husband Louis-Antoine run the estate. Most of the vineyards are located in the prestigious Les Riceys part of the region. All of Philippe Fontaine Champagnes are handcrafted at the estate, small production, sustainably farmed, and represent a tremendous value in the Grower Champagne category.
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