Michel Genet 'Author' Grand Cru Champagne 2013
92 Points - Vert de Vin - This exceptional Vintage Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Champagne from Michel Genet is truly the work of an Artisan. 100% Chardonnay from the Grand Cru Vineyards of Chouilly, expect dense aromas of pastries, freshly baked bread and almond croissant, followed by candied fruit, pineapple and smokey nuances of tea, dark rum and tobacco. Complex, elegant and simply superb! This Vintage Grand Cru is on par with the world's most expensive champagne - just sensational!
£383.76 Case of 6, save £95.94
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The nose is dense on a universe of pastries. Then comes the expression of maturity with notes of candied fruits (pineapple and yellow fruits) and smoky nuances of fresh peat, tea, dark rum and tobacco. The palate displays a beautiful energy with a wide aromatic palette. The maturity is there with bergamot tea and a spicy-fruity dimension on candied citrus fruits (cinnamon, clove, orange, yellow lemon).
About the Producer
“Manufacteurs de Grands Crus”. Michel Genet like to call themselves “manufacteurs” (“artisans”) from the word’s Latin origins in manu-factum = made by hand as they are personally involved in every stage of creating their Champagnes. Antoine, Vincent et Agnès Genet take an artisan approach to managing their family-run Champagne House, which bears the name of their father, Michel Genet. All three advocate taking the most natural approach to viticulture and vinification possible, and their process is highly selective (vine parcel supervision, organic (AB) amendments, sustainable pest control), qualitative (with approved quality standards for the entire winery) and reliable (independent, stringent and reactive).
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