Byzantine By Gardet

GARD245
Subtle alliance of modernity and tradition, this Champagne fits perfectly into festive worlds.
Type:
Vintage:
NV
Size:
75cl
Main Grapes:
Grape Mix:
Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier
Genres:
Style:
Brut
ABV:
12%
Producer:
Region:
Country:
France
Sub Region:
Chigny-les-Roses
Body:
Refined, elegant and refreshing
Drinking Window:
Drink now
Closure Type:
Cork

Producer and Tasting Notes


Champagne Gardet

Gardet was established in 1895 by Charles Gardet in Chigny-Les-Roses, in the heart of the Montagne de Reims. It was sold to the Prieux family in 2007. The Prieuxs have invested in the business, but wisely retained the features of the style of wine made over the years, only slightly refining it to be a little more forward-drinking with more fruit freshness and balance. The house owns around 7 ha of premier cru vineyards around their home villages of Chigny-Les-Roses, Luds and Rilly la Montage. The long tirage time and the use of a high proportion of reserve wine has marked the house style, and in fact is a distinguishing feature of Champagne Gardet.

Tasting Notes

Light and fresh, showing a lovely richness with a slight fresh citrus flavour; extra-dry dosage (a little sweeter than brut).

Food Matches

A very good wine with desserts or peeled fruit. For a savoury dish try it with roast chicken - the wines extra sweetness comes through well.