Pierre Paillard "Les Parcelles" Bouzy Grand Cru Extra Brut XV NV - 750ml

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91pts Decanter

 A very complete and harmonious example, the savoury Pinot undertow of red fruit complemented by elegant Chardonnay, with a gently beguiling creamy texture. Unpretentious and quietly persuasive. 

91pts Wine Spectator

 Bright and lithe, with a floral overtone to the flavors of Honeycrisp apple, biscuit and lemon meringue. The lively bead carries ground ginger and anise notes on the lingering, creamy finish. Disgorged March 2016. Drink now through 2022.

Winemaker Notes

Bright and acidic with immediate flavors of tart red cherries, red currant, and berries. On the palate, are notes of toasted bread and nuts, accented with a touch of honey. Blend of 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay.  

 

The Paillard family has been in the village of Bouzy for eight generations dating back to the late 18th century. Today, Antoine and Quentin Paillard head up the estate with vineyards located entirely in the Bouzy Grand Cru appellation. With a focus on farming responsibly, the Paillard vineyards are propagated with no clones resulting in low yields and fruit that achieves the perfect balance

2015 base (70%), reserve wines (30%)

 

Sustainable

Organic 

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