Grape(s): 100% Chardonnay
Localization: Champagne, France
Tasting Notes: Nicely marries richness and finesse with aromas and flavors of white stone fruits, apple, lemon, and toasted hazelnut. Finishes very long and pure with excellent persistence and mouthwatering cut. From Grand Cru vineyards in Le Mesnil sur Oger, Oger, and Chouilly covering a total of 6ha. These are regarded as the best white wine growing areas in Champagne.
Notes: 6 months on the fine lees prior to bottling followed by 30-36 months on the lees in bottle. Aged another 3-6 months in cellar after disgorgement.
The Domain: Founded in 1946, Champagne Jean Pernet is a small, family-owned winery with 17ha of vineyards in Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, Vertus, Chouilly, Épernay, Chavot, and Leuvrigny. Pernet grows 60% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Noir, and 10% Pinot Meunier, the vines are 30 years old on average, and they produce just over 10,000 cases per year. The vineyards are sustainably farmed, and all grapes are hand-picked. The 4th generation, Marie-Agathe Pernet, has recently joined her father, Christophe and the two are running the company together. All of these wines have great finesse, length, freshness, and balance, those who love the firm, mineral-driven style of Le Mesnil Sur Oger wines will also love this wine.
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