Barons de Rothschild Rare Collection Blanc de Blancs 2012 Magnum (1.5L) | Naked Bottle
Barons de Rothschild Rare Collection Blanc de Blancs 2012 Magnum, produced in very limited quantities, expresses the quintessence of the Barons de Rothschild style. This champagne is the perfect harmony between freshness and character.
The 2012 vintage : Sometimes icy and then scorching, the 2012 wine year was marked by a long winter, followed by a cool spring with little sunshine. After hail and torrential rain until the end of July, the heat of August miraculously saved the 2012 vintage. The harvest was small in quantity but of a rare and exceptional quality, making this one of the best vintages of its century.
This great Champagne wine is made with 100% Chardonnay grapes from the 4 great growths of the Côte des Blancs: Avize, Cramant, Oger, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger.
Vinification is made into small thermo-regulated stainless steel vats of 20hl and a small proportion in barrels.
Long ageing on fine lees for 9 months in small vats with regular stirring.
Ageing on the lees in : 8 years minimum.
Rest after disgorging: 12 months minimum.
Production of the 2012 vintage: 18.500 bottles, 2000 magnums.
Extra brut, 4 g/l g/liter