mv16 fut de chene, champagne henri giraud, ay grand cru

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Champagne Henri Giraud make outstanding Champagnes with an attention to detail that is second to none.  The first fermentation is carried out in oak casks from the Argonne, where the especially tight grained oak lends a supportive rather than dominating role to the wines.  Minimal intervention in the vineyard and meticulous selection from terroir to terroir results in wines that are complex, expressive and downright delicious.  Don’t just take our word for it though, here’s a few comments from renowned wine critics:

The MV 16 is bright, fresh and airy and yet has the natural richness of Aÿ that Giraud fans have come to expect. Apricot, tangerine oil, nutmeg, cinnamon, chamomile and dried flowers all meld together in a creamy, ample Champagne that hits all the right notes. A Champagne of towering presence, the MV 16 is classy, understated and undeniably alluring. It is also one of the most impressive Champagnes I have ever tasted from Claude Giraud. Even in the early going, the 70% new oak is so well-integrated. This set of new releases is full of highlights, but the MV 16 is especially fine. Don’t miss it! Dosage is 6 grams per liter. Disgorged: December 11, 2020. 2022 – 2036

97 – Antonio Galloni,, March 2021

Deep gold. Not yet released but bursting with energy and interest. I’d very happily drink this now. There is real structure to this wine. Edgy but satisfying, and should probably appeal to a wider range of wine drinkers than the defiantly oak-influenced Argonne. Really very fine. 2021 – 2028

17.5 – Jancis Robinson MW,, March 2021

“The greatest Champagne you’ve never heard of” – Robert Parker



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