OUR CHAMPAGNES

Champagne Collet

Empreinte de terroir
Chardonnay
What a challenge to put under the light a Terroir through a single grape variety? Empreinte de Terroir Chardonnay aims to highlight our Terroir with a careful selection of our plots and a precise work in the winery.

TASTING

Colour : Light gold

Nose : A delicate, mineral nose with white flowers and lemon

Palate : An immediately likeable vivacious, refined character. An honest, refreshing wine, ending on a hint of pink grapefruit bitterness.

A generous Blanc de Blancs, typical of the Côte de Sézanne.

WINEMAKING / BLENDING

Terroir : Fontaine-Denis (Marne)
Chardonnay : 100%

Harvest : 2014 (82%) 2013 (18%)
Pressing phase : « Cuvée » A (82%)* Cuvée » B (18%)**
Oak Cask : 24% MLF : 66%

Bottling : 2015 May Quantity bottled : 3265

* First two pressures during the pressing
** Third and fourth pressures during the pressing

DOSAGE

4 g / litre - extra brut

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Serve in a large tasting glass at a temperature of 6-8°C (43-46°F)

FOOD MATCHING

Sushis
grilled fishes
Foie gras half-cooked white pepper.

AWARDS

Guide Hachette des vins 2021 : 2 étoiles
Guide Hachette des vins 2020 : 1 étoile
Terre de Vins Decembre 2018 : Coup de Coeur
Guide Gault & Millau 2018 : 14,5/20
Guide Gerhard Eichelmann 2017
Decanter WWA 2015: Bronze
Meilleurs Chardonnay du Monde 2014 : Argent


Champagne René Collet