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2012 Roland Champion Champagne Special Club Grand Cru

Producer: Champagne Roland Champion
Country/Region: France - Champagne

Champagne with rich and structured aromas. Very pleasant and generous roundness, nice length in mouth. Golden color with buttery and fruity aromas. All the expression of a magnificent terroir for your most pleasurable moments.

2012 Roland Champion Champagne Special Club Grand Cru

Vintage: 2012
Grape Varietals: 100% chardonnay – Blanc de Blancs
ABV: 12.5%
Aging: 5 years on laths
Serving Temp: 35-45°F
Closure: Cork
Production: 1,000 cases

Wine Making Notes:

To be a member of this Club, Champagne producers have to elaborate their Cuvées in their own facility, meaning the harvest, pressing, bottling, ridding, disgorging, etc., have to be done at the domaine/estate. Then, only the Recoltants-Manipulants are accepted.
Everybody has to respect the Club’s rules to ensure the quality:
- * Only vintages * (A Special Club champagne may only be produced in outstanding vintages)
- Two blind tastings by a panel of passionate and distinguished oenologists and wine makers to control the quality: the first one after the blending, when the wine is still “Vin Clair” (juice) and another after the 3 years (or more) of ageing “sur lattes”.
- There are 28 members, each of whom can produce his Special Club with his own techniques: * blending or “monocru” (only one grape variety) * “blanc de blancs” or “blanc de noirs”; ageing from 3 to 10 years, brut or extra-brut. 4 year ageing minimum. Strict selection of plots only made out of old vineyards.
"The Club Trésors", created in 1971, was the first association of wine makers in Champagne to advocate an approach to viticulture based on the utmost standards of quality. Since the creation of this pioneering association the members have strived to preserve the essence of their various terroirs and to promote the exceptional character of their wines.


Pairings:

Lobster, scallops or desserts

Product Formats:

Item Number Unit Units/Case Type UPC - bottle SCC - case SRP/Unit
F4EE890030CHM 750ml 6 Glass 7 84585 01096 7 1 07 84585 01096 4 $80.00