Champagne Dosage Zero Blanc de Blancs Grand Crü "Lilyale" - Waris Hubert
It’s the purity and elegance of the Chardonnay Grand Cru of the Côte des Blancs. Elegant and expressif.
A pure and clean whiteness is refered to as « Lilyale » in French. Lilyale (0 g/l) is the mirror, without artifice, of the terroir of the Côte des Blancs. Fresh and floral, with citrus notes. Lilyale is to be tasted with the same attention as the one which was given during winemaking. Blend: Blanc de Blancs (100 % Chardonnay).Blend of 2 years : 2012/2013
Quality:100 % cuvee.
Vinification: cold vinification, cold settling at 4°C for 72 hours. Vinification in stainless steel vats for 6-8 months. Fermentation: Alcoholic fermentation at 16 °C. Aging: aged on racks for approximately 3 years at a constant temperature of 11°C.
Dosage: 0 g/L To the eye : clear and sparkling robe. Pale golden colour with intense glints of emerald-green.
Nose: elegant and expressive; floral and springlike tones Vegetals notes of lime blossom, mint and freshly mown grass. Aromas of white fruit and fresh mirabelle plum. Notes of Viennese pastries and brioche.In the Palate: full and rich attack. Firm and powerful. Dense in the evolution phase with lively lemon notes. Minerality with notes of citrus fruits.