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Champagne Collet Collection Privée 2008 (6 bottle case)

An enchanting golden colour with a persistent effervescence. Warm, comforting notes of saffron, vanilla and apricot complement rich aromas of brioche, walnut and an intriguing hint of smoke. The intense expression of ripe fruit is characteristic of the warm, sunny 2006 vintage. A smooth, opulent wine, showing finesse and astonishing length.

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RRP: £56.50
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RRP £56.50
Alcoholic strength 12.5%
Vintage 2008
Grapes Chardonnay 60%, Pinot Noir 40%
Serve with Truffles, game or aged Comté cheese
Name Champagne Collet Collection Privée
Dry/Sweet value 2
Contains sulphites Yes
Vegetarian/Vegan Yes/Yes
Milk/Eggs No/No
Organic/Biodynamic No/No

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Since its inception in 1921, the House of Collet has been creating Champagnes of character with authenticity, elegance and great finesse. Located in Aÿ, in the heart of the Champagne region, Collet represents some of the finest growers and mainly sources from vineyards which are based on Premier and Grand Cru sites. Each cuvée reflects the diversity of the region’s terroirs and has been masterfully blended to suit gastronomic cuisine.

The Chardonnay came from the Grands Crus of the Côte des Blancs: imparting softness from Oger and Le-Mesnil-sur-Oger, richness of Avize and elegance from Chouilly and Cramant. The Pinot Noir contributes richness and opulence from iconic Grands Crus such as Aÿ, Louvois, Mailly-Champagne, Verzy and Verzenay. The two Premiers Crus of Hautvillers and Tauxières-Mutry finish off this extraordinary blend.

For the Collection Privée cuvée, the must was fermented in French oak from local forests in the Champagne region. Following the alcoholic fermentation, 64% of the wine was aged in small oak barrels, also originating from Champagne forests; prior to being blended. This cuvée was bottle aged for a minimum of seven years in the very heart of the historic limestone cellars, which are centuries old.

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