Brut Vintage
2006
2006

The Brut Vintage 2006 is an elegantly charming champagne, precisely selected from 16 Grand and Premier Crus, from a challenging yet rewarding year.  The year was marked by highly contrasted weather:  a heat wave followed by thunderstorms and hail.  The Pinot Noirs were exceptionally intense while the Chardonnay was ready for a long maturation.  As such, the proportion of Pinot Noir was reduced compared to past years.  The wine patiently aged six years in the House’s cellars to reach the perfect balance and express this vintage’s elegance and charm.

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Wine Notes
Color
Crystal-clear pale lemon color
Aroma
Intense and enticing aromas of dried apricots with notes of red and black berries and a hint of spices.
Taste
Generous structure of candied orange peel enhanced with smoked tea and toasted almonds. An incredibly long finish.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2006
Type:
Sparkling
Grape Variety Used: 
49% 
Pinot Noir
51% 
Chardonnay
Appellation: 
Champagne
Alcohol: 
12.00%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
The wine goes through alcoholic fermentation in September and October, followed by malolactic fermentation from October to December. Blending takes place from February to April, followed by racking in January.
Length/Type of Aging: 
Aged for a minimum of 6 years.
Bottled Date: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Release Date:
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Cases Produced: 
125
Packaging Available:
  • 6
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
France