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Henri Giraud MV Fut De Chene Rose Magnum In Gift Box (1.5Ltr)

£354.95

Henri Giraud MV Fut De Chene Rose Magnum In Gift Box (1.5Ltr)

£354.95
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Henri Giraud MV Fut De Chene Rose Magnum In Gift Box (1.5Ltr)

Tasting Notes:

Salmon pink in shading with fine air pockets. Smells of red natural products, orange and tangerine with pasty notes.

Mineral notes on the unpredictable sense of taste, with smoky subtleties and saltiness on a long wrap up.

Serving Suggestion:

Incredible nourishment wine - present with fiery sustenance, veal or hamburger dishes.

Grape Varieties:

70% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay (of which 5% Pinot Noir Aÿ Grand Cru)

Measurements: 8g/l.

Lingering Sugar: 7.75g/l

Vinification:

To make this exceptional Champagne part of the mix is matured in little new barrels produced using Argonne oak for 10 days at 13-18°C, experiencing full characteristic malolactic aging in barrel. The wine is developed on the full dregs for one year in 228L Argonne barrels (20% new) then mixed with new wine and matured in a solera arrangement of little oak barrels for a further 12 months before it is moved into jugs. The wine is developed in its jug for a further 6 years before vomiting.

Vineyard and Viticulture:

The vineyards are south-bound, frequently on entirely soak inclines, where the pasty soils are all around presented to get the glow of the sun. The grapes for this wine originate from single site where the normal period of vines is between 35-40 years. Grapes are reaped completely by hand.

Foundation Information:

Peers of Henri IV and his relatives, the Hémart family settled for all time in Aÿ toward the start of the seventeenth century. Their history flourished there and turned out to be firmly entwined with the earth shattering recorded occasions identifying with Champagne from the eighteenth century onwards. At the opening of the twentieth century, Léon Giraud wedded Miss Hémart and recreated the radiant family vineyard, which had been assaulted by phylloxera. Today, Claude Giraud, the twelfth era of the Giraud-Hémart family, is responsible for the fortunes of the privately-run company.

The Giraud-Hémart family own 20 hectares - 35 packages of Grand Cru place that is known for which 26 is planted with Pinot Noir and 9 with Chardonnay. Just 17 of the Champagne district's 323 Crus are classed as Grand Crus (evaluated 100%). The wine generation of Giraud domain is naturally agreeable, subscribing to the 'lutte-raisonnée' (restricted intercession grape developing).

The general generation is constrained to 250 000 containers a year, making the Giraud Champagne stand separated from the larger part of mass delivering champagne houses.

The Giraud house is one of only a handful few houses (Krug is another illustration) that lead essential maturations in oak. Henri Giraud pride themselves on sourcing wood for its barrels from the moderate developing, tight grained, amazing trees of the antiquated backwoods of Argonne, lying only 35 miles from the domain.