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Delamotte "Blanc de Blancs"

France | Champagne 750 ml
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    The House of Delamotte is the fifth-oldest Champagne house in the region, founded in 1760. It is the sister winery of the legendary House of Salon Champagne, and remains somewhat of an "insider's secret". The NV Blanc de Blancs Brut is 100% Chardonnay sourced from Grand Cru villages and spends up to five years on the lees in bottle. Fresh and aromatic fruit on the nose, with bright minerality. On the palate, this is a round, very elegant, beautifully pure, with a crisp, fresh finish.
    Rated 93/100 by Wine Spectator, 92/100 by Robert Parker and 92/100 by Wine Enthusiast 

    Country Description


    Practically all the most famous grape varieties used in the world's wines are French varieties, and wine is produced all throughout France. France is the second largest wine producer in the world after Italy. The wines produced range from expensive high-end wines sold internationally to more modest wines usually only seen within France. In many respects, French wines have more of a regional than a national identity, as evidenced by different grape varieties, production methods and different classification systems in the various regions. Some of the more famous wine regions in France include Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Loire, Chablis and the Rhône valley.

    Region Description


    The Champagne wine region is a historic province in the northeast of France. The area is best known for the production of the sparkling white wine that bears the region's name. The principal grapes grown in the region include Chardonnay, Pinot noir, and Pinot Meunier. Ancient oceans left behind chalk subsoil deposits when they receded 70 million years ago. Earthquakes that rocked the region over 10 million years ago pushed the marine sediments of belemnite fossils up to the surface to create the belemnite chalk terrain. The belemnite in the soil allows it to absorb heat from the sun and gradually release it during the night as well as providing good drainage. This soil contributes to the lightness and finesse that is characteristic of Champagne wine.