Champagne ‘Cuvee Ste.-Anne’, Chartogne-Taillet
The ‘Cuvee Ste.-Anne’ comes from vineyards in Merfy in the Montagne de Reims.
cépage 50% Pinot Noir, 50% Chardonnay
assemblage 60% 2012, 20% 2011, 20% 2010
info/source From the village of Merfy
élevage Stainless Steel
sur latte 36 Months
Montagne de Reims
This came roaring back from the 2011 doldrums, and the last couple editions have been the best ever, perhaps a little less
assertive than before but also a lot more elegant and complex. For me it stands in the absolute top class among entry-level
grower-Champagnes; I mean, who has better NV Brut than this???
Now 60% 2013 and 20% each of ’12 and ’11, it’s 65-35 PN/CH, deg 1/2016, very dry (could be “Extra Brut”); it’s an elegant
straight-lined and silky edition of this, as graceful and balanced and tasty as they come. Incisive and classy, chiseled and
vaporous, with an aerial solidity.
– Terry Theise
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