Champagne Ployez-Jacquemart - Champagne Extra Quality Brut NV 750mL (12% ABV)

Champagne Ployez-Jacquemart - Champagne Extra Quality Brut NV 750mL (12% ABV)

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Based on the 2014 vintage. All fruit comes from 1er Cru and Grand Cru vineyards in the Montagne de Reims and Côte des Blancs; 15% Pinot Noir, 61 % Pinot Meunier and 24% Chardonnay.  24% Reserve Wine. Aged for seven years before release.

Fuller bodied Champagne with notes of honeysuckle, toast, lemon cream, Mirabelle plum, and sea spray minerality. Finely knit with a chalky backbone and mouthwatering acidity.

Ployez-Jacquemart has been an operating house for three generations in the village of Ludes, eight miles southwest of Reims. The house is currently run by Laurence Ployez and she owns 5.3 acres herself and buys fruit under long term contract from an additional 29 acres. Laurence is a proponent of working by hand, not tractor from start to finish. All of her cuvees are aged for over six years and aged for at least six years upside down, which sounds better in French— sur pointe. This allows the wine to benefit from the anti-oxidative nature of lees, while the end Champagne remains fresh and vibrant. Ployez generally disgorges their Champagnes to order, and this cuvee is no different. The whole essence of Ployez-Jacquemart rests in our continual search for excellence and our remarkable abilities to make truly fine wines. 

92 points Wine Spectator