Champagne Blanc de Blancs Cramant Grand Cru

2014
France
Champagne

100% Chardonnay from Cramant in the Côte des Blancs. The majority of the fruit comes from the Buissons vineyard, one of the most famous in Cramant. It has very little top soil and just 40 centimeters below the surface you have pure chalk. The vines have bountiful sun with a full southern exposure. Lilbert's vines were planted by his grandfather in 1936! Like the other wines, it's fermented and aged in stainless steel.

94 points
"Offering up aromas of crisp green apple, peach, white flowers and freshly baked bread, Lilbert's 2014 Grand Cru Cramant Blanc de Blancs is medium to full-bodied, pillowy and precise, its fleshy core of fruit girdled by racy acids and enlivened by a pretty pinpoint mousse. Concluding with a bright, chalky finish, its alliance of classical balance with considerable youthful charm is immensely appealing. It was disgorged in summer 2020 with three grams per liter dosage."
William Kelley,
Wine Advocate
, September 2021

SKU/Code: 
DB1804-14
Product Line: 
Wine
Sparkling
Sparkling White
Varietal: 
Chardonnay