|||| $55 | Dumangin Champagne Brut La Cuvée 17

Description

The Dumangin family can be traced back to working in the vineyards since the 1650’s. Champagne Dumangin was created by Hippolyte Dumangin in the 1890s in the 1er Cru village of Chigny-les-Roses. Jacky Dumangin, three generations later, perfected the characteristically feminine Premier Cru champagne range. His son, Gilles Dumangin, 5th generation of successful winemakers, expanded the domaine by introducing several high end cuvees that helped position his domaine.

The installations for pressing and making the wines have been awarded the quality label by the CIVC. His press of 2000Kg combines modernism and tradition and is one of only two made of this type in the world. It crushes the grapes ever so delicately, with less pressure and more respect for the grape, adhering to the family philosophy of never “stressing” the grapes at any point in the production process. Further, Gilles Dumangin is one of the few producers in Champagne who utilizes enamel tanks in which the porosity maintains a signature yeast component cuvee after cuvee.

 

Fresh, fruity and with a complex structure, this blends equal proportions of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier. It is a ripe wine, with a rounded, full-bodied character. Exotic, featuring elderflower, banana, lemon cream and herb notes backed by finesse and crisp acidity with a touch of toast.

Cuvée 17 is a classic grower’s Champagne from a small house, skillfully blended from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier.

 

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