Charles De Gaulle

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Pinot Noir. Homage. Character. Quest for authenticity

  • GRAPE:80% Pinot Noir, 20% Chardonnay

    SERVING TEMPERATURE: 7°C

    TASTE PROFILE:Very fine nose of citrus fruits, apple, almond or perhaps nutmeg. When it reaches the palate the Charles de Gaulle Cuvée exhibits a remarkable complexity, with an airy mousse and lightly candied notes.

    STORY:In the 1960s, when he was not at the Elysée Palace or on official business elsewhere, General de Gaulle would reside at his property, the Boiserie in Colombey-les-Deux-Églises, situated a few miles from Urville. There he discovered Champagne Drappier and chose a cuvée rich in Pinot Noir (80%) which was renamed in homage to him.

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