NV Egly-Ouriet VP - Ambonnay, Fr
NV Egly-Ouriet VP - Ambonnay, Fr
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NV Egly-Ouriet VP - Ambonnay, Fr

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About this product

“Egly-Ouriet is one of the reference-point growers in Champagne, with a deep selection of wines that offer remarkable transparency to site, vintage and variety … These are among the most pure, unmanipulated Champagnes readers will come across, and the estate’s new releases are all highly recommended.” Antonio Galloni, The Wine Advocate

Egly Ouriet has been awarded 3 stars, the highest rating, in Le Classement by La Revue du Vin de France.  Le Classement is a ranking of the 1300 best domaines in France and only 56 domaines in France have 3 star status.  Only 5 champagne houses have 3 star status including Egly Ouriet together with Krug, Salon, Jacquesson and Selosse.

If there is a champagne you need to taste before you die it is this!

The V.P. stands for ‘Vieillissement Prolongé’ (prolonged ageing), as the wine spends so long on lees. A blend of 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay, the fruit comes from Ambonnay, Bouzy and Verzenay – all great Grand Cru terroirs. Vinification and élevage is in oak casks, with the dosage being just over 2g/l, so Extra Brut. The power of the fruit, plus the extended lees ageing grants such harmony, such length, so much complexity and texture, that the dosage seems irrelevant. A vinous, pure Champagne of great stature and breed. Powerful, yet with so much finesse. After some seven years in Egly’s cellar, this cuvée is truly singing.

3g of sugar/L  Disgorged: July 2022.  Time on lees: 84 months