Vénus, Brut Nature Blanc de Blancs

Agrapart, Vénus, Brut Nature Blanc de Blancs, 2010

RRP £120

Pascal Agrapart is one of Champagne’s most celebrated wine growers, and his top wine, Vénus, is a pure Chardonnay from the vineyard of La Fosse in Avize, which he ploughs entirely by horse rather than tractor. It’s a racy, energetic Champagne, driven by its salty, briny chalkiness, and it unfolds on the palate with stunning complexity, grace and length. While 2010 was not the easiest vintage in Champagne, Agrapart demonstrates what can be achieved with conscientious viticulture and top-class winemaking.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

White

Wine Style

Sparkling

Grape Varieties

Chardonnay

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

Global Stockist

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