Taittinger – Les Folies de la Marquetterie Champagne NV

£78.50

A ‘Domaine’ wine made only from Taittinger’s own vineyards. A sumptuous Champagne with a rich story marking Taittinger’s heritage.

Country of Origin: France
Growing Region: Champagne
Producer: Taittinger
Grape Varietal: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Vintage: NV

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Description

Taittinger Les Folies de la Marquetterie is deep yellow with golden highlights and fine, delicate bubbles. It has an intense, fruity bouquet with aromas of peaches, apricot jam and subtle hints of toasted brioche and vanilla. On the palate is it full-bodied, fruity and graceful with golden peach flavours. The long finish is distinctive with light toasty notes. All in all Folies de la Marquetterie is a full flavoured, harmonious Champagne distinguished by its immense richness and complexity.

Taittinger remains one of the few Champagne Houses to be owned and actively managed by the family named on the label. Its origins date back to 1734 when the original house was founded by Jacques Fourneaux. The Taittinger link was established in 1931 when Pierre Taittinger, the founder of today’s company acquired the House. Pierre spent time in the Champagne region when serving in the 1st world war as a young cavalry officer. Stationed at the Château de la Marquetterie, he fell in love with this remarkable property and its vineyards and eventually purchased the company. Today, the Reims based House is headed up by Pierre’s great grandchildren Vitalie and Clovis, both of whom are actively involved in the day to day running of this thriving family Champagne House.

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ABV

12%

Bottle Size

750

Vintage

NV

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