Egly-Ouriet Brut Tradition Disgorged 2009

Egly-Ouriet, Champagne, Grand Cru, Brut Tradition nv The nose features biscuits and apples, apples that are fresh and those baked in an apple tart. In the mouth this bubbly is freshly fruity, embracing the taste of apples across the spectrum, green, red and yellow – elegant and very nice.

The grapes are sourced from vines from 35-40 years old in Ambonnay, Bouzy and Verzenay, 75% Pinot Noir and 25% Chardonnay. Approximately 30% reserve wines were incorporated before the secondary fermenation. The wine spent 40 months on the lees and was disgorged in November of 2009. Crafted by Michel Egly in Ambonnay 12.5% purchased for $55.99 at Bottle Barn

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Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
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