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Henri Giraud Esprit Nature 150cl

12% abv

Vol- 150cl

“The NV Esprit Nature is a fabulous introduction to this range. Creamy, open-knit and so expressive, the Esprit Nature captures all of the textural intensity that is such a Giraud signature, but in an approachable style. The Esprit Nature is 80% Pinot Noir and 20% Chardonnay done mostly in oak, with a bit of sandstone amphora. This release is based on 2017, 50% reserve wines. Readers should note that the “Nature” is used here as part of the wine name, rather than an indication of dosage, which is 6 grams per liter. Disgorged: October 21, 2020. (Originally published in May 2021)”
92 Points, Vinous,

Lovely. Soft and creamy brioche flavours dominate. Easy sipping yet complex. Fermented in oak and sandstone eggs for 12 months. 8g/l dosage
80% Pinot Noir and 20% Chardonnay. With 50% reserve wines matured in small casks made of oak from the forest of Argonne and in ovoid (egg-shaped) vats.

To be enjoyed around 12 ° C as an aperitif with duck or goose foie gras, salmon makis or caviar blinis. Will also go very well with sea fish grilled à la plancha or even better with oysters from Marennes or Belon.

£95.00inclusive of Duty and VAT

Limited stock, only 2 remaining

Champagne Henri Giraud has decided to embark upon a 'Revolution' to remain true to itself.

Their new cuvees express respect for the terroir as a living entity, and embody Champagne Henri Giraud's own vision of natural wine which is neither a concept void of meaning nor a return to the past, but a pure affirmation of their identity. Thirty years of painstaking work to re-think the fundamentals of Champagne and develop their knowledge of the Argonne forest have strengthened their convictions: Wine of Excellence can only emanate from low yields, small recipients and noble raw materials. They therefore renounce the use of stainless steel vats for fermenting grapes in favour of Argonne oak barrels and terra cotta.

This search for meaning and authenticity is the mark of the Generation Z of wine, now at the helm at Champagne Henri Giraud. All of their champagnes now carry this signature: new wines, new bottles and new labels signed simply G

Champagne Henri Giraud is not certified organic, but we have trialled winemaking with certain "partner" vineyards and obtained Ecocert certification this year (vines certified for 3 years). For them it's clear that the organic label does not qualify a wine but rather the choice of type of pest control in the vines. In itself it does not guarantee the level of quality that they wish to obtain in the grapes. And as for the restrictions applicable to winemaking, they are already well below prescribed levels, which have no impact on either the quality or the personality of a wine.

Reference #:
17534
Strength
12 ABV
Bottles per Case
3 bottles
Grapes
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Organic
No
Biodynamic
No
Vegan
No
Vegetarian
No
Sparkling
No

What do I pay for delivery?

Orders under £150 are charged an initial £9.95 incl. VAT.

Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isles of Scilly.
Orders under £190 are charged an initial £12.00 incl.

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Deliveries are normally between 09.00 and 17.00 Tuesday to Friday and a signature is required on receipt of delivery. (We do not ship on a Friday for Monday delivery unless specifically requested to do so).

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A shipping confirmation email will be sent when your order has been processed and shipped. You will be sent a text with a delivery time slot and a consignment number along with instructions on how to amend this if required.

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IV 3 to 11, IV14 to 28, IV 40 & IV 51 to 54, IV 63. KW 1 to 3 & KW 5 to 14. PH 33 to 41