Champagne Valentin Leflaive Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs CV1540

Champagne Valentin Leflaive CV- 15-40 is an Iconic Cuvée.
This 100% Chardonnay Blanc de Blancs Premier Cru Champagne of a beautiful aromatic richness proudly represents the values of the Leflaive family.

Story

Location
52% Vertus, 27% Bergères les Vertus 1er Cru,
21% Cramant Grand Cru
Côte des Blancs
Terroir
Soil type : Clay and limestone, Campanian chalk for Cramant
In the vineyard
8 000 vines per hectares
Coeur de Terroir
Exposition : South - South East
Altitude : 100m for Vertus, 200m for Bergères les Vertus 210m for Cramant
Viticulture : Viticulture Durable Chempenoise (VDC)
Vinification
Manual harvest : 100 %
Pressing : Direct with pressure level
Vinification : Champagne Method
Reserve wines : 17 %
Racking : 10/06/2016
Ageing
Agging on lath : 4 years
Date of disgorging: 02/07/2020
Dosage: 4 gr / liter
Varietals
Chardonnay : 100%
Specifications
Alcohol content: 12,50 % vol.

Advice

Serving
Drinking window: to drink in the next 2 years
Temperature: Serve at 8-10°C (46-52°F)
Tasting notes
La robe est jaune or, avec des reflets émeraude et une fine effervescence.
The color is golden yellow, with emerald reflections and a fine effervescence.
The nose is floral with notes of orange zest punctuated by a hint of fresh hazelnut.
The attack is fresh and smooth, with great finesse. On the palate, we find notes of white flowers, tangerines and orange over a nice mineral length.
Food pairings
Aperitifs, Cod fillet with orange butter and fennel,
Salmon papillote with ash goat cheese and julienne of semi-crunchy vegetables.