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Pierre Gimonnet Champagne Extra Brut Special Club Cramant Grand Cru 750ml

Champagne, France - "" Very fresh with bundles of lemon and lime and beautiful chalky character. The low dosage makes it extra brut but that doesnt come across as it has so much fruit and ripeness mixed with lees character that builds up to some light custard layering.....""

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Champagne, Extra Brut
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Pierre Gimonnet Champagne Extra Brut Special Club Cramant Grand Cru 750ml

$209.99
Mix 6 for $188.99 each
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For centuries, French wines have set standards to inspire winemakers around the world. No other country has France’s long history of fine wine production, which has helped define wine styles around the world.

How significant is France in the world of wine? The most popular international grape varieties, from Chardonnay to Merlot to Cabernet Sauvignon, are native to France. In many years France produces (and consumes!) more wine than any other country. Its production and export of fine wines is unmatched.

The ancient Greeks were the first to take advantage of France’s potential for wine production, as they planted vines in their colonies along the Mediterranean coastline more than 2,500 years ago. After the Romans conquered Gaul in 51 B.C., they took vines and winemaking practices north across the land. In the following centuries, Christian monasteries became centers for viticulture, and their monks made pioneering advances in both winemaking and distilling. By the Middle Ages, the English had already recognized the excellence of wines of France, and while they controlled Bordeaux they expanded the region’s existing vineyards to supply the brand-new export market.