Grands Cépages Chardonnay

Chardonnay is one of the two emblematic grape varieties of Baron-Fuenté House. Early on, it offers delicate aromas, both floral and mineral. Once vinified and aged for many years in perfect storing conditions, its extreme finesse and complexity are immensely enjoyed. It is indeed a cuvee for Grand moments.

Blend

100% Chardonnay

Characteristics

20% of the wine is vinified in oak barrels.
Ageing in cellar: 5 years on the lees
Dosage: 6 g/l

Tasting and appreciation

Its magnificent light yellow robe is revealed by a creamy foam and fine bubbles. Aromas of orchard fruit, green hazelnut and citrus fruit unveil a lively and fresh bouquet. Peach and grapefruit complete the freshness of this delicate nose. This champagne is riche, complex, balanced and fine at the same time with a fresh and smooth attack on notes of buttery brioche and ripe apricot. A beautiful length to finish, of mango and lime, allow you to appreciate the minerality of this 100% Chardonnay.

Pairings

This pure Chardonnay champagne is ample and lively, and enhances the finest of fish dishes or slightly tart desserts worthy of the most famous starred chefs. As an aperitif, it will impress palates with an effervescence of the most gourmet and harmonious aromas.

Awards

  • 2018 – Wine Enthusiast – 92
  • 2019 – James Suckling – 92
  • 2020 – Gault & Millau – 15