Jacquesson "Avize-Champ Caïn"

Jacquesson "Avize-Champ Caïn" - 2008

Item # 25792 750mL
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A rare find from a celebrated vintage. Jacquesson is known for its sturdy, majestic Champagnes. Champ-Cain is a lieu-dit, or a named place, near the small village of Avize in the Côte de Blancs. A miniscule1 ha of chardonnay planted in 1962 makes up this concentrated wine. Densely packed rocks and gravel provide a backbone against which pear skin and toast waver. Bone dry and complicated, a special occasion Champagne to be sure.


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