NV Agrapart Terroirs Blanc de Blancs Brut Grand Cru, Avize (750ml)

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Country: France
Region: Champagne
Sub-Region: Avize
Grape Varietal: Sparkling
Review Score: 93RAS, 92WA
Alcohol By Volume: 12.0%

This item is a pre-order estimated to arrive 06/04/18. > 36 bottles available.


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Geological survey of the tiny Champagne villages of Oger, Avize and Cramant would confirm they all share what makes them the finest sources for making Blanc de Blancs (100% Chardonnay) Champagne. Belemnite chalk is the subsoil (Terroir) which seems to be Champagne magic and dates to the Cretaceous period some 70 million years ago. Based in Avize, (2002 Agrapart Blanc de Blancs is 100% Avize chardonnay 59.99) the young and most serious Pascal Agrapart is making exceptional Champagne. The style, with barrel fermentation, is a heavier and richer yet very clean and bright with the complexity rarely found at this price. Artisanal, honest and pure, this wine surpasses in quality a number of champagne names we all know - at triple the price.

93 points, Bob Sprentall, Proprietor

The NV Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Terroirs emerges from the glass effortlessly with layers of fruit. This is an especially large scaled, generous Terroirs that impresses for its sheer depth and body. Clean mineral notes frame the striking finish. This, too, is a breathtaking expression of pure Chardonnay fruit. The Terroirs is equal parts 2006 and 2007 juice from the Grand Cru villages of Avize, Oger, Cramant and Oiry. Disgorged July 2011. Anticipated maturity: 2011-2015.

I realize I am beginning to sound like a broken record, but these are once again the finest wines I have tasted from Agrapart. From top to bottom, these Champagnes are simply stunning. All of the wines are 100% Chardonnay and see full malolactic fermentation.

92 points, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (2011)