Attractive citrus, vanilla, pear, roasted nut and subtle honey aromas signal a fine Champagne experience is about to unfold. The elegant lightly creamed mousse coats the palate with soft lemon, brioche and fine nutty characters evolving through to a captivating finish of gala apple and freshly baked bread. A very fine bead sustains the long complex finish, unfurling further complexity with every sip.
|Style||Champagne & sparkling wine|
|Grape||Chardonnay, Pinot Noir|
Gardet was established in 1895 by Charles Gardet in Chigny-Les-Roses, in the heart of the Montagne de Reims. It was sold to the Prieux family in 2007. The Prieuxs have invested in the business, but wisely retained the features of the style of wine made over the years, only slightly refining it to be a little more forward-drinking with more fruit freshness and balance. The house owns around 7 ha of premier cru vineyards around their home villages of Chigny-Les-Roses, Luds and Rilly la Montage. The long tirage time and the use of a high proportion of reserve wine has marked the house style, and in fact is a distinguishing feature of Champagne Gardet.