Cuvée N°6 Millésime 2004

Contemporary authenticity

This vintage champagne matured in oak barrels combines audacity and tradition in homage to the character and expertise of 6 generations of the Loriot family.

Dosage

7G/L

MeunierFruity

30%

ChardonnayCrisp

40%

Pinot NoirStructure

30%

  • Bottled

    18 april 2005

  • Ageing

    12 years

  • Production

    2 600 bottles, 75 cl

  • Vinification

    Vinified in oak barrels with stirring of the lees
    No malolactic fermentation
    No filtration
    Natural cold stabilisation

With its excellent quality and generosity, this vintage champagne marks the history of the Loriot-Pagel Champagne House. The 2004 harvest was bountiful, producing perfect grapes with an ample aromatic palette and superb ageing potential. 2004 was a natural choice to experiment with vinification in oak barrels, a traditional process carried out with our modern techniques. The Cuvée N°6 raises its hat to 6 generations of Loriot.

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Tasting

Eye : Golden yellow
Nose : Vanilla and smoky notes, stewed fruit (caramelised apple, pear juice, orange marmalade)
Palate : Complexity, vinosity, length

Service

This very intense champagne is an ideal companion for gourmet dishes such as free-range poultry with morel mushrooms, or trout on a bed of caramelised leeks.

Ideal serving temperature : 9-10°C
Cellaring potential : 5 years

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