Jean Vesselle Coteaux Champenois Bouzy Rouge
WINEMAKERS: Delphine and David Vesselle
REGION: FRANCE • Champagne • Bouzy
VINEYARDS: Estate-owned, 100% grand cru-rated vineyards are located exclusively in Bouzy. Soils are the classic, chalky terroir of the Montagne de Reims.
AGE OF VINES: 15-30 years, on average; some more than 100 years
WINEMAKING: Hand-harvested. Destemmed; cold maceration for four to five days. Fermented on indigenous yeasts in temperature controlled, stainless steel tanks. Aged in tank on fine lees.
TASTING IMPRESSIONS: Aromas of baking spices, red cherries, raspberries. Silky and long. Summer red fruits, light peppery spice.
PAIRING SUGGESTIONS: Roasted duck or other fowl; aged French cheeses