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A.R. Lenoble Blanc de Blancs Chouilly "mag 16" Magnum

Champagne - Brut - Grand Cru - Blanc de blancs - A.R. Lenoble

A blend from the 2016 harvest and reserve wines aged in Magnum.

$87.19
Magnum 1,5L
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Stored in air-conditioned cellar
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Grape varieties
Chardonnay 100%
A.R. Lenoble

A.R. Lenoble

La Maison AR Lenoble is one of the Rares Maisons de Champagne to remain family-run and entirely independent to this day.

It was in 1915 that Armand-Raphaël Graser, then a wine merchant in Alsace, left his native region to join Champagne and set up in Damery, in an 18th-century building with typical Champagne architecture, the company's current head office. He began producing Champagne under the brand name "AR Lenoble",  "A.R." for his initials and "Lenoble" as a tribute to the nobility of Champagne wines.

In 1947, his son Joseph then succeeded him, then in 1973, on Joseph's retirement, the House passed into the hands of Jean-Marie Malassagne, Armand-Raphaël's grandson, who himself in 1993 handed over the keys to the house to his daughter Anne and son Antoine, the 4th generation at the helm of this very fine House.

Today, in order to pursue its development, the company has decided to open up its capital to the Frère-Gallienne family's FG Bros holding company, which owns stakes in Château Cheval Blanc in Saint-Emilion. Antoine Malassagne "remains associated and operationally involved to ensure the continuity of the work accomplished alongside his sister Anne over three decades. 

Description A.R. Lenoble Blanc de Blancs Chouilly "mag 16" Magnum.

It is a champagne of assembly of the year for 70 % and for 30 % of wines of perpetual reserve.
It is a Grand Cru Champagne exclusively, planted in Chouilly with 100% Chardonnay grapes
To the eye : bright bronze with some light green highlights
In the nose: white flowers with hints of citrus fruit and menthol
The mouth is very mineral and very ample on flavors of citrus fruits as the lemon of Menton, the clementine of Corsica with a small point of bergamot of the South of Italy.
To be served at around 10 to 11 °C with caviar blinis, foie gras canapés, smoked trout and Bayonne ham or Spanish pata negra rolls.
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