Region: Champagne, Sillery
Grape Variety: 70% Pinot Noir, 20% Chardonnay, 10% Pinot Meunier
Alcohol Percentage: 12%
Viticulture: Conversion Haute Valeur Environmentale
Color: Pale straw yellow with very fine effervescence
Nose: Aromatic notes of citrus, unripe peaches and yellow plums
Palate: The Champagne has spent many years on its lees. Quite unusual complex style, very elegant with hints of brioche, ripe citrus fruit, and delicate smoky notes.
Champagne Virginie T Extra Brut NV
Virginie Taittinger is the daughter of Claude Taittinger, CEO of Taittinger for 46 years, and Catherine de Suarez d’Aulan, whose family owned Piper-Heidsieck from 1851 to 1988. Virginie was genetically programmed to become a Grande Dame of Champagne! In 1986, Virginie Taittinger joined the company where, at her father’s side, for more than 20 years, she learned all the skills connected to the production, handling and interna- tional marketing of champagne, as well as other sparkling wines in California and Val de Loire.
The grapes sourced from Champagne's best locations: 85% are from grand cru vineyard sites in Verzenay and Avize.
Each Cuvée has its own personality that suits today’s taste. ‘We have no other choice but to bring something new, innovative, and surprising from the assemblage to the packaging or the way we distribute our Champagnes!’. Quantities are tiny for these delcious and complex cuvees but prices are very attractive!