2008 Michel Arnould "Carte d'Or" Brut Champagne (1.5L)

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The Carte d'Or from Arnould makes up less than 2% of their small production, and then not every year. Patrick Arnould trades grapes with Delphine Cazals for this wine, which 50% Mesnil Grand Cru from her estate, and 50% old vine Pinot Noir from the Arnould estate in Verzenay. Our allocation is tiny, and this Champagne is capable of very long ageing. -Gary Westby

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Staff Image By: Gary Westby | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 1/24/2018 | Send Email
We only received three cases of the fantastic 2008 vintage in magnums from Arnould. This Champagne was released in magnum at the same time as the 2012 was released in 750's, giving you, the Champagne lover an extra four years of ageing on the lees for no premium. The combination of half Mesnil Chardonnay and half Verzenay Pinot Noir in the great 2008 vintage has yielded a Champagne for the ages... This one needs a lot of time to unwind its massive concentration.
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