2008 Champagne Vranken Brut Cuvée Diamant Blanc de Blancs
The French Champagne and wine group Vranken Pommery has its origins in 1976 when the Belgian Paul Francois Vranken launched his own champagne brand. It is a major player in the field of sparkling wines. They market different brands. The Pommery brand has been associated with this since 2002. Since then, the group is fully called Vranken Pommery Monopole. It is the largest brand with high quality cuvees. The Pommery Wines are mainly found in the supermarket and are the more commercial brands while the Vranken versions are the more high-end quality versions - Always made from our own grapes and vineyards.
The Vranken Pommery Brut Cuvée Diamant Blanc de Blancs is a so-called Vintage champagne which means that the grapes come from 1 year and this type of champagne is only made in the good years and this Vranken comes from the year 2008 and is the successor of the 2007 The grapes come from 3 Grand Cru vineyards. Avize, Cramant and Mesnil-sur-ogre. This is a very complex champagne as a result, but also fine and elegant. The grapes are very carefully selected to achieve the highest possible quality. A second selection follows in the winery before pressing. The vinification process is followed step by step. So that action can always be taken.
The Cuvée Diamant Blanc de Blancs has a light yellow satin color, crystal clear and with elusive green reflections. A breathtaking nose, elegant and complex with floral scents of acacia flowers. Then fruity notes of orange appear and finally scents of dried fruit dried fruit, fresh almonds and hazelnuts. On the palate Spacious, generous, complex, with good vibrancy and flavors of citrus, pink grapefruit and mandarin. It is dominated by freshness and has a very good length. The perlage is remarkably delicate.
FACT: The bottle for this Diamant Champagne from Vranken has been specially designed and is sized to fit comfortably in the hand. Plaster molds were made for this bottle three times before the Vranken house was satisfied with the result.
|Type of Wine||White|
|Drinking as of||2020|