Jacques Lassaigne, Le Cotet, Extra Brut, Blanc de Blancs NV

RRP £55

A superb viticulturist and winemaker of rare talent, Emmanuel Lassaigne purchases some grapes in addition to cultivating his own vines in the village of Montgueux, yet this single-vineyard Champagne from Le Cotet, a parcel just next to the winery, is all estate grown. It’s complicated in its composition – the current edition contains seven vintages from 2013 back to 2002 – but it’s singular in its expression, balancing Montgueux’s typically creamy, exotic flavours with a fierce chalkiness and an elegantly focused, streamlined structure.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

White

Wine Style

Sparkling

Grape Varieties

Chardonnay (100%)

Alcohol

12%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2019 - 2025

Origin

Country

France

Region

Champagne

Sub-region

Champagne AOP

Tasting Information

Name of Tasting

Grower Champagne

Type of Tasting

Tasting feature

Blind

No

Tasted by

Peter Liem

UK Stockist

Christopher Keiller

In Vino Veritas

Global Stockist

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