- Nick's Import
- Preservative Free
2015 Marie Courtin Concordance Extra Brut Champagne
Based in the tiny hamlet of Polisot in the southern Cote des Bars region of Champagne, Dominique Moreau is producing some of the most dynamic and striking wines of the area. Naming her estate after her grandmother, Marie Courtin, Dominique has set out to craft Champagnes which emphasise how her specific terroir can be expressed in a given vintage. Her wines then are single vineyard and single vintage, made with meticulously grown fruit from biodynamically-grown grapes, see no dosage, and sulfur is used sparingly or not at all.
Concordance is 100% Pinot Noir cuvée harvested from massale selection vines 50 years in age from a single, east facing parcel on Kimmeridgian limestone soils. Fermentation occurs in tank with natural yeasts, and sees no addition of sulfur.
The 2015 Extra Brut Concordance Sans Soufre (100% Pinot Noir) is bright, precise and absolutely gorgeous. Dominique Moreau seems to have really dialed in her approach over the last few years. I can’t remember tasting a Concordance with this much translucent energy. Pinot Noir in the Aube has rarely been this weightless and nuanced. The purity of the flavors is just striking. No dosage. Disgorged: April, 2019. Drink 2020 - 2027.
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