Champagne Diebolt-Vallois Blanc de Blancs Prestige Grand Cru NV (6-Pack)

Bubbly Wine - Diebolt-Vallois

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TASTING NOTES

The Diebolt-Vallois Champagne "Blanc de Blancs Prestige" is made entirely from vines of Grands Crus Côte des Blancs.

Appellation: Champagne

Varieties used: 100% Chardonnay, Blanc de Blancs

Terroir: Cramant, Chouilly and Le Mesnil s/Oger - 3 villages classed 100% Grand Cru. The soil consists of a thin layer of earth over a chalk base. In general the exposure is towards the East-South-East.

Vinification: Fermentation in thermostatically controlled vats. This is a blend of three years' wines aged in oak casks. These reserve wines bring richness, complexity and roundness. Dosage: 6-8 g/l. Serving temperature: 9°C in summer, 10-11°C in winter

HISTORY

The champagne house Diebolt-Vallois is to be found in Cramant, a village in the "Côte des Blancs", whose chalky soil makes the perfect home for chardonnay vines. It is certainly one of the finest terroirs in the Champagne region and is the realm of "blanc de blancs" champagnes (champagnes made from white grapes - chardonnay).

Diebolt-Vallois champagnes are the progeny of a united family: Jacques Diebolt and Nadia Vallois are helped by their two children, Arnaud and Isabelle, who are taking an ever increasingly active part in the running of the estate.

The Diebolt family has lived in Cramant since the end of the 19th century, and the Vallois family has been cultivating vines in Cuis since the 15th Century. Although Jacques Diebolt started working with his grandfather, it was not until 1978 that the estate underwent a sea-change with the extension of the estate and the construction first of all of cellars, and then a winery.

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