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Drappier Millesime Exception 2012

Vintage: 2012
Country: France
Region: Champagne
Size: 0.75L

SKU: C-DI-007-QT-212

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Bright and juicy, with a lively bead and open-knit flavors of ripe Granny Smith apple, spiced plum, gingersnap and honey. Offers a crisp, moderate finish.

The Winery

Drappier's Urville-based cellars were constructed by Cistercian monks from Clairvaux Abbey and are among the oldest in Champagne, dating back to 1152. The house, founded in 1808, is known for its Pinot Noir-dominant wines, and its minimal use of sulfur and dosage. The estate owns 53 hectares (131 acres) of vineyard land, and farms another 50ha (124 acres) in contractual arrangements with local growers. Pinot Noir thrives in the Aube and makes up the bulk of Drappier's plantings.