This distinct label is the family Champagne of Philippe Lancelot. 100% Chardonnay from Grand Cru vineyards of chalk and clay soils around Cramant. Toasty and plush, silky with notes of almond and flinty minerals.
The base wine is 60% 2017 vintage while the reserve wine is a blend of 2014, 2015 and 2016. Philippe uses a mixture of organic fruit from his 4 ha of vineyards near Cramant as well as some purchased fruit from nearby Grand Cru vineyards. Fermented in a mixture of stainless steel, barrels of varying sizes and even glass demijohns, this wine was disgorged in November, 2021, after more than three years on the lees. 5.5 g/l dosage. 12% Alc.