R. H. Coutier Grand Cru Henri III Blanc de Noirs NV Extra Brut
Blanc de Noirs : 100% Pinot Noir
60% 2013 with 40% 2012 (with ageing a year in barrels)
Dosage : 3 gr/l
Time on lees : minimum 8 years
Cuvee without malo-lactic fermentation
Bottling of 3 000 bottles
This cuvee was created in 1995 by René, it’s an emblematic wine.
The philosophy is to offer a champagne for lunch, dinner with many food
pairings. Due to high ripeness for this cuvee the malolactic fermentation is not
Great aromatic complexity with some toasted notes and cooked fruits
apricot, lemon confit, chamomile, wild flowers and lightly honeyed notes.
Blocking the malolactic fermentation keeps the flavors bright and fresh.
Texture is very fine with a great expression of Ambonnay Pinot Noir.