Apollonis "Inspiration de Saison" Extra Brut, Loriot

Apollonis "Inspiration de Saison" Extra Brut, Loriot - 2011

Item # 45276 750mL
$64.96/ Single Bottle
$779.52 $740.54/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

Winemaker Michel Loriot blends some of his top parcels to make this vintage Champagne which is made of Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier. While we love his suggestion of drinking this as an apéritif, we also enjoy it throughout a meal. As with all the Loriot Champagnes, a technique is used of playing music (classical) in the vineyards as well as the cellar to alter the amino acids in the proteins of the grapes. There's a long history of musicians in the family so it's no surprise that music continues to play an integral part at the domain.


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