Champagne Diebolt-Vallois
Champagne Diebolt-Vallois
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Vintage

The Vintage Blanc de Blancs ("Champagne Millésimé") is made from grapes from a single year, but only when the quality of the year is good enough.

Appellation: Champagne

Varieties used: 100% Chardonnay, Blanc de Blancs

Terroir
 

Cuis (60%), Chouilly, Epernay
and young vines from Cramant.

Vinification: Fermentation in thermostatically controlled vats.

Dosage: 6-8 g/l

Serving temperature: 9°C in summer, 10-11°C in winter

Tasting notes

Robert Parker: 94 pts (vintage 2006)

Wine Spectator: 93 pts (vintage 2006)

Gerhard Eichelmann: * * * * (vintage 2004)

Richard Juhlin - 8,000 Champagnes:
2004: 89 pts - 2002: 90 pts - 1999: 88 pts - 1998: 88 pts
1996: 92 pts - 1995: 91 pts - 1990: 95 pts - 1989: 93 pts
1985: 93 pts - 1983: 94 pts - 1961: 97 pts - 1959: 98 pts

Wines & Spirits - winter 2008: Top 100 Wineries of the Year
The 2002 is impressive now for its purity and balance but promises to develop more complexity and depth.

Gault Millau Wine Guide: 18 /20 (vintage 2004), 18 /20 (2005)
Freshness, finesse, volume and elegance. Very persistent finish.

La Revue du Vin de France Guide: 15½ (2006) - 15½/20 (2007)

Jacques Dupont - Le Point 12/2007: 17½-18 /20 (vint. 1999)

Wines & Spirits - december 2007:
Vintage 1997: 96 pts - Vintage 2002 : 94 pts

Vinum - december 2001: 17 /20 (vintage 1996)

Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar: 93 pts (1976)

Champagne Diebolt-Vallois Millésimé
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Champagne Diebolt-Vallois - 84, rue Neuve - 51530 Cramant - France
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