Taittinger Prélude Grands Crus NV Champagne
A wonderfully seductive cuveé made soley from fruit grown in Grand Cru classified vineyards. One to launch any great occasion. 50% Chardonnay grapes from the Côte des Blancs (including Avize and Le Mesnil sur Oger) and 50% Pinot Noir from the Montagne de Reims area (including Mailly, Ambonnay). There are 17 named Grands Crus in Champagne covering approximately 9% of the vineyard's total surface. A selection of these are used in Prélude each bringing precise characters to the wine for example minerality, structure, fruitness. Prior to release the wine is aged for a minimum of 4-5 years on lees, sometimes more.