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Egly-Ouriet Champagne Brut 'Les Premices'-Heritage Wine Store Perth CBD Bottleshop

Egly-Ouriet Champagne Brut 'Les Premices'

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  • TASTING NOTE: Super mineral, pure fruited wine. It shows the delicacy and finesse of the sandy soils it was grown in, some gorgeous nectarine, golden delicious and hay-like fruit notes with a long, spicy and salty close. Very hard to drink slowly!  

  • ABOUT THE WINE: Les Prémices is an equal blend (reflecting what is planted in the vineyards) of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier drawn from mature vines (on average, 40 years old) rooted in clay, sand and sandstone, over chalk bedrock. This release is a 2018 base with 50% reserve wines from the 2017 and 2016 vintages. Iconic Egly standards are employed; old vines and low yields; hand-harvesting of fully ripe fruit; no inoculation; long lees aging; no fining or filtration and low dosage. However there is one difference, the wine was fermented and aged exclusively in tank prior to going to bottle. The wine spent 36 months on lees and was disgorged with a dosage of 2g/L in July 2022.

  • ABOUT THE PRODUCER: Francis Egly is one of Champagne's most iconic cult figures. Alongside Selosse and Larmandier-Bernier, his wines are considered some of the very top expressions of small-scale Champagne. They are some of only a handful of growers who follow biodynamic, organic or 'living soil' principals of viticulture. These three producers do not use chemical fertilisers, herbicides, pesticides or chemical anti-fungal sprays; they work on very low yields (roughly half the regional average); produce vineyard or village specific wines; minimise the use of sugar addition and follow a very natural winemaking regime with no fining or filtration and low levels of sulphur. Egly has been a longtime advocate of oak barrels, purchased from his friend Dominique Laurent in Burgundy, and today he works with about 200 barriques, enough to handle roughly half of his production. Egly credits vinification in wood with not only providing more structure and more aging potential, but also bringing out more of the character of the terroir. Noted for his rich, intense, Pinot Noir dominant style, these are remarkable, cellar-worthy wines that paint a unique picture of Champagne and have helped redefine the region. Egly-Ouriet's holdings are in Ambonnay, with vineyards also in Bouzy, Verzenay and Trigny.
  • COUNTRY: France
  • REGION: Champagne
  • VARIETAL: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier
  • WINE STYLE: Sparkling Wine
  • WINEMAKER: Francis Egly 
  • CLASSIFICATION: Minimal Intervention, Grower Champagne, Unfined & Unfiltered, Minimal Sulphites, Biodynamic Farming, Vegan
  • CLOSURE: Cork
  • ABV%: 12.5%
  • SIZE: 750ml


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