Feel the aromas and complexity of aged champagne. The perfect wine to show off your gastronomic skills. A blend of pinot noir, pinot meunier and chardonnay. Quinte Essence is marked by complex richness and long aromas on the palate. The extra lees ageing gives a pronounced finesse and an expansive energetic finish.
Terroir: Chalk, clay, silex, pierre meulière
Age of vines: 45 years old.
Vinification: Grapes are hand-picked // the first alcoholic fermentation takes place in an enamelled steel vat // indigenous yeasts only // Pinot Meunier and Pinot Noir are fermented separately // wines are blended together after fermentation // no fining // no filtration // no acidification // the second fermentation happens in bottle // aged for 11.5 years on yeast (sur latte).
- Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier
- France, Champagne
- Franck Pascal
- Ready to Drink And Will Improve