Apollonis "Authentic Meunier" Blanc de Noirs Brut, Loriot

Half-Bottle of Apollonis "Authentic Meunier" Blanc de Noirs Brut, Loriot - NV

Item # 40131 375mL
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$21.96 $16.96 / Single Bottle
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$263.52 $193.34/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

A Blanc de Noirs Champagne that's all-around delicious and easily a bottle you can share with anyone as the fruit is pure, round and accessible. The Michel Loriot estate is one whose bottles over-deliver across the board. From a small grower whose specialty is Pinot Meunier, or Meunier, as the locals say. Meunier has a color of dark purple, nearly black, Meunier has made it into their color vernacular when referring to something of this hue. What's most fascinating at this estate is the relevant practice of playing music in the vineyards and the cellar (to the wines aging sur latte) in order to change the molecular structure of the wines. Music is of particular importance at the Michel Loriot estate as there are generations of musicians going back to the early 20th century.


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