Charles Mignon - Champagne Brut (Dry)
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Winery: Charles Mignon. With the modernity of its stainless steel thermoregulated, small capacity winery, the Charles Mignon House produces precise champagne wines. Enhancing their terroirs and three grape-varieties (Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir) through exceptional champagnes has earned them, since 2003, to be listed beside the greatest and most prestigious houses of champagne with UMC – the Union of Champagne Houses. Supplies from the best growths in Champagne area and the precise vinification of the Charles Mignon House allow them to present cuvees combining minerality, fruity and freshness. Bruno and the OEnologist of the house seek the perfect balance between the taste wealth of Pinot and the elegance of Chardonnay. No doubt you will be pleased to discover the Charles Mignon style : “Structure, finesse and purity”. A style acknowledged and rewarded by more than 150 awards!
Region: Epernay, France
Grapes: *1/3 Pinot Noir, *1/3 Chardonnay and *1/3 Pinot Meunier. (vol 14%)
*from a selection of our best stills wines. Between 20 and 35% reserve wines.
Vinification: Picked by hand, pressed near to the vineyard and fermented in thermo-regulated stainless-steel vats. A work of precision, to preserve primary aromas, and the imprint of the terroir. Dosage Brut of 8.5g/l to preserve the freshness, the fruit, and the organoleptic balance.
Ageing: Aged in the obscurity of our cellars at a constant temperature of 12° for 18 to 24 months.
Tasting Notes: A fresh attack, creamy mousse, incredible smoothness and delicious notes of stone fruit. Then gourmets yellow fruits notes and a beautiful roundness. Pale gold appearance with persistent mousse and a chain of delicates bubbles. A gourmet nose with generous yellow fruits notes like Mirabelle plums and apricots.
Pairings: scrambled eggs, any mushroom dish, nuts, especially almond, cheeses (the best are aged, hard cheeses such as Parmesan, gouda or cheddar), any pasta or risotto, especially with cream or mushroom sauce and fish and seafood, especially lobster.