Moncuit Blanc De Blancs Gc [Cuvee 2010]  NV 1.5Ltr
SKU 757690

Moncuit Blanc De Blancs Gc [Cuvee 2010] NV

Moncuit - Champagne - France

Professional Wine Reviews for Moncuit Blanc De Blancs Gc [Cuvee 2010] NV

Rated 93 by Robert Parker
The Moncuit all-2010 NV Brut Blanc de Blancs L320012 displays overt chalkiness and mouthwatering salinity allied to luscious grapefruit and pineapple, complemented by subtly smoky, piquant nut oils. Sleek and polished, buoyant and vivacious, this finishes with a penetration and persistence that positively pinch the cheeks from inside and squeeze the salivary glands, not to mention offering an almost kaleidoscopic interchange between citrus and myriad mineral impingements. Despite harboring a gram more (at nine) of residual sugar than its “Hugues de Coulmet” counterpart, this tastes drier, and I’m betting – without having...
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1.5Ltr
93Robert Parker

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Winery: Moncuit

Varietal: Champagne Blend

There are few areas in the world with a reputation quite as famous and respected as that of Champagne in France, and almost every wine region on earth has imitated or has been influenced by the careful process mastered by the wineries of Champagne. However, it is in the grape varietals which thrive in this region where the secrets to the Champagne's success can be found – the acidic, flavorful Chardonnay grapes meeting the characterful Pinot Noir varietal, and coming together to produce something wonderful in the bottle. There are actually seven varietals allowed by French wine law for the production of Champagne wines, all of which are used by wineries to accentuate each others finest points and maintain the reputation of this very special region, the home to some extremely high quality grapes.

Region: Champagne

There are very few wine regions in the world quite as famous as Champagne, and the sparkling white wines which are produced there are drank and enjoyed all over the globe as a result of their excellent quality, distinctive features and their association with grandeur and celebration. Wineries have been operating in the cool, damp north-easterly region of Champagne for hundreds of years, and over time have mastered the art of making the most of the Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Petit Meunier grape varietals which grow there across the rolling hillsides and kept in the region's unique 'Champagne caves'. Most commonly, these three varietals are blended together to produce the sparkling white wine, but the popularity of single variety Champagne wines are on the increase.

Country: France

French winemakers are subjected to several laws and regulations regarding the wines they produce, and how they can be labeled and sold. Such procedures are designed to increase the overall quality of the country's produce, and also to ensure that wines made in each particular region or appellation are of a character and type which is representative of the area. Thankfully for consumers of wine world-wide, the French have a particularly high reputation to uphold, and seem to do so flawlessly. Every year, wineries from all over France produce millions upon millions of bottles of fine wine, making the most of their native grape varieties and the excellent terrain which covers most of the country. From the expensive and exquisite red wines of Bordeaux and Burgundy, to the white wines and cremants of central France, the French are dedicated to providing the world with wines of the highest quality and most distinctive character.