Les Chétillons Cuvée Spéciale Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru 2012 Price € 110.00
Les Chétillons is one of the top wines of the Côte des Blancs, coming from one of the most famous terroirs in Le Mesnil. Here, Pierre Péters owns three parcels of old vines, adding up to a total of more than 2.5 hectares. The youngest block was planted in the early 1970's and the oldest one in 1936. The vines are mass selections, as are about 85% of all the vineyards Pierre Péters cultivates. "The largest parcel is even one of our two nurseries where we still select our plants to be grafted," says Rodolphe. His Chétillons Cuvée Spéciale is an impressively chalky, vibrant and tensioned Blanc de Blancs that gains finesse and elegance with age. While the latter is aged for seven years under crown caps, Les Chétillons Oenothèque is aged under natural cork and for a much longer period."
Sensory features: Wafting from the glass with aromas of lemon oil, confit citrus, pastry cream and warm bread, the 2012 Brut Blanc de Blancs Cuvée Spéciale Les Chétillons is full-bodied, muscular and concentrated, with a tight-knit core, racy acids and a long, searingly chalky finish. The wine's depth and structure are typical of the vintage and make for a very serious Les Chétillons that will reward extended bottle age.
Dosage : 4 to 5 g / L