Produced only in the very best years, Gatinois’ Vintage Champagnes aim to give expression to the attributes of the greatest years, within the sumptuous character of champagne from Aÿ. It is only after a long period of cellar ageing, the duration of which depends on the character of the year, that these are finally able to be opened and enjoyed.
The blend for our 2012 vintage was built around a base of 90% Pinot Noir that traditionally creates the backbone of our blends. The 10% of Chardonnay develops notes of honey and Mirabelle, so typical of this year.
Adorned with a pretty yellow gold color and a fine effervescence, our Vintage 2012 opens delicately on the nose with floral notes evolving towards
On the palate, it reveals all its richness, gradually deploying its gourmet aromas of red fruits in a rich and silky finish.
The 2012 vintage, a balance of power and finesse, will pair perfectly with fine, gourmet cuisine: pan-fried foie gras with figs, grilled choice cut of meat, creamy sea scallop risotto.
Pinot Noir (90%), Chardonnay (10%).
Terroir: Aÿ Grand Cru
Aged ”sur lattes”: 8 years
Dosage: Brut, 6g/l