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Carte d’Or

The house style

The flagship of the Loriot-Pagel Champagne House, Carte d’Or expresses a subtle balance between fullness and suppleness.

Reserve Wine

30%

Dosage

9G/L

MeunierFruity

80%

ChardonnayCrisp

10%

Pinot NoirStructure

10%

  • Bottled

    21 mars 2016

  • Ageing

    4 years

  • Production

    41 000 bottles, 75 cl
    3 600 Half-bottles, 37,5 cl

  • Vinification

    Vinified in small, stainless steel vats
    Malolactic fermentation

The fruity predominance of the Meunier gives this champagne its structure while a hint of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay complete the blend. To ensure a consistent style from year to year and maintain the Carte d’Or quality, this cuvee includes a high percentage of reserve wines from several harvests (3 to 4 years). These wines are preserved in separate vats and respect the typicalities of each cru and year.

Gold Medal Concours Mondial Féminalise 2020
Bronze Medal Decanter World Wine Awards (89/100)
Bronze Medal IWSC (87/100)
Gault&Millau - Guide Champagne 2020 (14.5/20)
Gold Medal Concours des Vins ELLE à table 2018
Gold Medal Prix Plaisir Bettane et Desseauve

  • Gault&Millau - Guide Champagne 2020 (14.5/20)

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  • Gold Medal Concours des Féminalise® 2020

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  • DWWA 2020 (87/100)

    BRONZE-800-X-800-scaled
  • IWSC (89/100)

    IWSC bronze
  • Gold Medal Concours des Vins ELLE à table 2018

    Elle à Table
  • Gold Medal Prix Plaisir Bettane et Desseauve

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Tasting

Eye : Pale yellow with golden highlights, persistent collar of bubbles
Nose : White fruits, blossom, delicacy
Palate : Crispness, length

Service

Carte d’Or is structured around a fine crispness and can be served throughout the meal, from the aperitif to the dessert – ideal with savoury biscuits or a white peach tart.
Ideal serving temperature : 8°C
Cellaring potential  : 3 years