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Lanson Vintage Collection 1979 Champagne 1.5L

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Lanson Vintage Collection 1979 - Magnum - 1.5L Magnum - 1.5L   £675.00
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Lanson Vintage Collection
Lanson Vintage Collection
Description & Technical Information
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The House of Lanson is one of a select few to possess a truly impressive collection of fine vintage champagnes. Each coveted bottle has been carefully crafted by the longstanding Chef des Caves whose passion and devotion complements the classical blending techniques of preceding generations. The marriage of the finest selection of grapes from a single year, each champagne in the Lanson Vintage Collection is the epitome of true craftsmanship and reflects the House’s perpetual quest for excellence. A small number of bottles that date back to 1976 are proposed to a restricted circle of connoisseurs each year.

Weather: 1979 began with a very cold and piercing winter, frosts were present at the beginning of May following a very mild winter. As a result the grapes growth was subdued but initial flowering was good. The weather in June and July vastly improved with nice sunshine and gentle heats creating excellent conditions for ripening.

News Article: Read about the history of the Lanson Vintage Collection magnums here.

Technical Information:
Vineyards: Chardonny: Oger | Pinot Noir: Verzenay, Chouilly, Mareuil-sur-Ay
Grape Varieties: 48% Chardonnay, 52% Pinot Noir
Ageing: 38 years on the lees
Disgorged: February 2018
Drink: Now to 2050+

Tasting Note: A deep copper golden colour. On the nose, initial impacts of spicy and candied fruits. The palate is an abundance of fruit and deep candied flavours, the length on the mid palate is good with complexity throughout until the finish.
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