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JACQUESSON Cuvee 744 Extra Brut, Famille Chiquet Brut NV Case x 6 Bottles - PRE-RELEASE

JACQUESSON Cuvee 744 Extra Brut, Famille Chiquet Brut NV Case x 6 Bottles - PRE-RELEASE Image

Champagne & Sparkling Wines | France | Champagne | 75cl

£250.00

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Champagne & Sparkling Wines

Size: 75cl
Closure Type: Cork
Country: France
Region: Champagne
Wine Style: Champagne - Dry
Grapes: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier

Description

We are extremely excited to be able to offer this stunning Champagne for the first time on a Pre-Release basis.

The newly released Cuvée No. 744 is Jacquesson’s 17th non-vintage within the “700 series”, their transparent and quietly revolutionary approach to blending for quality ahead of consistency. Cuvée No. 744 is based on the 2016 vintage, a year in which yields were significantly reduced by frost (as they were in Burgundy). A sunny, cool late spring turned to a hot, dry summer, and Jacquesson’s typically meticulous vineyard work brought in a healthy crop of ripe grapes between September 9th and October 6th. The base of the blend is made up of 55% from the Vallée de la Marne (specifically Aÿ, Dizy and Hautvillers) and 45% from the Côte des Blancs (Oiry and Avize). Reserve wines from previous 700-series cuvées complete the blend, which contains a dosage of 0.75g/l. Cuvée No. 744 stands in marked contrast to its predecessor 743. If the latter represented the broad, voluptuous character of the 2015 vintage, 744 is all about tension and precision. Its raciness and elegance reminds proprietor Jean-Hervé Chiquet of the outstanding Cuvée No. 740.

Tasting Notes
A splendidly inviting aroma of apple, quince and crusty bread lends this new cuvée a winning combination of freshness and generosity. The extremely fine bubbles are just one component of the texture, which in typical Jacquesson style has a natural concentration and density that requires only the tiniest dosage to balance. Complex, harmonious, and brimming with energy, this is another masterful release from the Chiquet brothers.

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T&Cs
Pricing - No further discounts apply. Prices include Freight, Jersey Import Duty & GST.
Delivery - Autumn/Winter 2021
Storage - Free storage until 30th April 2022 in our temperature-controlled storage facility.
Allocation Policy - Limited availability, orders will be confirmed as soon as possible.
Payment - Goods will be invoiced on receipt of order and payment is due as per your account terms.
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