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Pierre Peters L'Etonnant Monsieur Victor Edition MK14 Blanc de Blancs NV

Mix 12
£254.00
Mix 6
£256.00
Per Bottle
£260.00
Delivery Requires up to 2 Working Days Stored at our Out of London Warehouse
Description & Technical Information
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Pierre Peters, one of Champagne’s most renowned growers, produces exclusively Blanc de Blancs champagnes, which are generally rated as being among the finest produced in the region. The domaine is based in Le Mesnil-Sur-Oger. The domaine owns 82 plots over nearly 20 hectares of sustainably-managed vineyards. Sixteen hectares lie within the Cote des Blancs, primarily in Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, as well as the other prized villages of Avize, Cramant, Oger and Vertus. The first fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks. The wine remained in tank on lees (with regular tastings) until the assemblage, when 50% reserve wines were added to the blend. The reserve wines come from Rodolphe’s ‘perpetual reserve’ which is based on the 1988, 1990, 1993 and 1996 harvests. These reserve wines are stored in a combination of large foudres, concrete, stainless steel and cement vats, which give real diversity to the blend. The wine was aged for six years in the cellars on a natural cork.

The code associated with each edition of these cuvées is in reference to the artist that Victor deeply admires and parodied (MK for Murakami)

Weather: 2014 was characterised by mild temperatures and frequent rainfall and a few weeks of high temperatures. On paper it looks like a very solid vintage with good ripeness and acidity. Full flowering began in June. Summer was a combination of dry, wet and cold spells. Some regions saw some disease and Meunier in the Marne Valley didn’t have a great year and some of the Pinot Noir with its thinner skin made it more difficult for the red grapes. Harvest took place from 8th to 20th September. A year where there was a need to do a lot of careful picking and sorting of the red grapes to maintain the high quality. In general Chardonnay is the star of the vintage with some super good Blanc de Blancs starting to appear on the market. There will be some good champagnes from 2014 and exceptional Blanc de Blancs.

Technical Information:
Vineyards: 100% Le Mesnil-Sur-Oger in the heart of the Cote des Blancs
Grape Varieties: 100% Chardonnay
Ageing: 5 years on the lees
Base Vintage: 2014
Dosage: 4 g/l
Disgorged: November 2020
Reserve wines: (50%) from Rodolphe’s ‘perpetual reserve’ which is based on the 1988, 1990, 1993 and 1996 harvests.
Production: 1626 Bottles
Drink: Now to 2030

Tasting Note: Brilliant gold in appearance, the cuvee has a very fine mousse and a persistent ribbon of bubbles. The nose is characterized by a mixture of rich, yellow fruit and acacia flower that evolve to give notes of saffron, citrus rind and hazelnut in the glass. The palate is dense yet smooth with a wonderful dimension of flavor, marrying layers of sweet spices, grapefruit, Mirabelle plum and fresh hazelnut.
Champagne Pierre Peters Overview
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Expert Reviews
95/100
Antonio Galloni
“A Champagne of gravitas and power, the 2014 L'Étonnant Monsieur Victor is endowed with notable resonance. Lemon confit, marzipan, white flowers, spice, licorice and graphite are amplified in a rich, vinous Champagne that is loaded with personality. Even with all of its intensity, the 2014 is very young and in need of time to soften. Dosage is 3.5-4.5 grams per liter. Disgorged: November, 2020. ”
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