Egly-Ouriet Blanc de Noirs Grand Cru 'Les Crayères’
Domaine Egly-Ouriet Champagne is sensual and unforgettable, a necessary experience for those who crave the power and finesse of Pinot Noir-based wines.
On the eye: Yellow Gold.
On the nose: Aromas of toast, yellow fruits, red berries, baking spices.
On the palate: Full-bodied, effusive and powerful; flavors of ginger, cardamom, red fruits, nuts.
Charcuterie or smoked meats/fish; well-aged, ripe cheeses.
Varietals: 100% Pinot Noir
Appellation: One of the finest, south-facing terroirs in Ambonnay, the single vineyard ‘Les Crayères is’ located east of the village. Soils are rich in chalk, the ‘terres blanches’ of Ambonnay. (The lieu-dit means “chalky.”)
Aging: Aged for five years in bottle.