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Olivier Horiot Sève Noirs et Blancs Extra Brut 2014

A strong piece of Champagne
  • $112.00

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Primary Notes: Ginger Quince Lemon Oyster Salinity

Secondary Notes: Brioche

Tertiary Notes:

Body: Medium +

Dryness: Very Dry

Acidity: High

Tannin: Light

Alcohol (%): 12

Origin: Champagne, France

Maker: Olivier Horiot

Grape: Pinot Noir

Fermentation: Organic, Biodynamic Heavy Wood

Awards:

Decanting: No

Serving Temperature: Best served between 8–10°C

Asian Food Pairing: Sushi, Japanese style grilled squid, oysters with chilli, ginger and rice wine vinegar

Western Food Pairing: Grilled turbot with beurre blanc and almond broccoli, trout tartare with brown butter and pistachios, purslane salad with seafood

Description

Olivier Horiot Sève Noirs et Blancs Extra Brut 2014

Olivier Horiot Sève appears cool, mineral and elegant. Bright lemon yellow colour and fine perlage. The nose opens with generous aromas of lemon tart, ripe quince, brioche, candied ginger and a hint of salty oyster shells. A present acidity creates a clean entry to the palate, which displays lemon zest and spicy notes, beautiful substance, freshness and a mineral finish.

100% Pinot Noir. The fruit comes from the "Les Barmont" site, which has a red loam base soil with Kimmeridgien limestone in the subsoil. The site is located in the village of Les Riceys, a small region in a lesser-known part of Champagne. Olivier Horiot practices biodynamic viticulture and natural vinifications.

Fermentation and maturation in wooden vats after the harvest. A long maturation on the lees is a foundation at Olivier Horiot. Degorgement took place exactly six years after the harvest day (14.9.2020).