Egly-Ouriet 'Les Premices'


‘Prémices’ signifies “a beginning.” Derived from the Latin primitiae, which means the first fruits of a harvest, set aside as an offering to the gods in antiquity.


On the eye: Pale lemon.

On the nose: Aromas of white flowers and marzipan, white peaches, light herbs.

On the palate: Bright and precise, with peppery notes and citrus zest. Savory, with a mineral finish; long.


As an aperitif; with charcuterie or smoked meats/ fish; fresh or moderately aged French cheese


Varietals: 1/3 Chardonnay, 1/3 Pinot Noir, 1/3 Pinot Meunier

Appellation: Vineyards located on the Massif de Saint-Thierry, near the village of Trigny, northwest of Reims. Soils are sandy, with some clay.

Aging: Aged for three years in bottle.

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