Taittinger Les Folies de la Marquetterie Brut NV 12.5% 75cl
The Chteau de la Marquetterie is situated in the heart of the Champagne winegrowing region and owned by Champagne
Taittinger. Prior to the French Revolution it was a meeting place for philosophers and authors of the Age of Enlightenment and a
site for village fairs.
The vineyard around the Chteau de la Marquetterie is known as Les Folies and is a sunny south, southwest exposed vineyard,
this combined with its soils produce Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes of exceptional quality.
This cuve is produced exclusively from grapes grown at Les Folies, picked after the first green harvest, giving the wine
optimum sweetness and aromatic maturity.
Only wines from the first pressing are used,each plot being vinified in small volumes and certain lots in oak casks.
Les Folies de la Marquetterie is a blend of 55% Chardonnay and 45% Pinot Noir.
Slow ageing for 3 years in bottles brings the flavours of this champagne to perfect harmony.
Deep yellow with golden highlights and fine, delicate bubbles. It has an intense, fruity bouquet with aromas of peaches,
apricot jam and subtle hints of toasted brioche and vanilla.
On the palate is it full-bodied, fruity and graceful with golden peach flavours. The long finish is distinctive with light
toasty notes. All in all Les Folies de la Marquetterie is a full-flavoured, harmonious Champagne distinguished by its immense richness and
complexity. Besides being an ideal aperitif is a perfect accompaniment to fish and chicken dishes