Champagne Valentin Leflaive Mesnil_17_50

Champagne Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs

Le Mesnil-sur-Oger Grand Cru, in the heart of the Côte des Blancs, brings out the minerality and the saline finish of its wines.


Origin of grapes : 100% Le Mesnil-sur-Oger Grand Cru - Côte des Blancs
Varietal : 100% Chardonnay - Blanc de Blancs
Vines age : 20 years
Exposure : South, South-East
Soils type : Outcropping chalk and flint
Altitude : 150m
Method : Sustainable viticulture

Winemaking process

Grape harvest : 100% hand-harvested
Pressure : Fractional (prunings are separated and eliminated)
Fermentation : In stainless steel vats
Reserve wines : 12%
Ageing : 50 months on laths
Degree : 12,5 %

Service suggestions

Drinking Window : To drink within 2 years
Temperature : 8°C to 10°C
Food pairing : Caviar, lobster from Britain, langoustines from Croisic, turbo grilled on plancha

Tasting notes

A nose full of finesse where the aromas of tangerine and verbena complement each other harmoniously. The palate is invigorating, full of elegance with notes of citrus fruits and white flowers subtly accompanied by touches of fresh hazelnuts. The finish is long and mineral.

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