Type: Champagne
Country: France
Region: Champagne
Code: GARD500
Newly released, this robust and elegant Champagne is a shining example of the House’s traditional knowhow, benefitting from 15 years of exceptional ageing, testament to a unique vintage. This Vintage 2008 particularly expresses itself by the structure and uprightness of its aromas

Champagne Gardet

Gardet was established in 1895 by Charles Gardet in Epernay. In the 1930s, his son, Georges Gardet, continued the family tradition by moving to Chigny-les-Roses to develop the Champagne Gardet brand. 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, Ludes and Rilly la Montage. The long tirage time and t...

The colour, a golden yellow, spreads a brilliant light with golden highlights. The nose is rather discreet, giving off lovely, lively citrus, iodine and mineral notes. It opens with notes of white flowers. The Palate is full of delicacy and tension, with a fresh attack. It is tangy and very lemony, with hints of granny smith apples. The lemon zest finish gives the wine great aromatic persistence.
A vintage champagne whose body and structure make it an ideal accompaniment to delicate, natural and favourful dishes such as spiny lobster tails, grilled John Dory, or salt-crusted seabass. Alternatively, just savour it as a classy aperitif - pure joy.
In stainless-steel tanks - Alcoholic fermentation, no malolactic fermentation, matured for 8 months + Bottle-aged on lees for at least 15 years + minimum 3 months after disgorgement before shipping Dosage Brut: 5 g/L From a liquor and cane sugar

Decanter World Wine Awards 2024, 94 points. Gold Medal - The Drinks Business Champagne Masters 2024.

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