"Blanc de Blancs" means "white from white" or white champagne from white grapes. The most commonly used variety in Blanc de Blancs champagne is Chardonnay.
Come discover Chardonnay varietal expression at its purest in single varietal champagne. Manuel Capiluppi, a fine wine importer and proprieter of Le Passeur de Vin, www.lepasseurdevin.ch, will guide you through different styles of Blanc de Blancs from three champagne houses. The tasting will be accompanied by small plates of tapas to enhance your tasting experience.
Joins us on Friday, May 27th from 7-9 pm
at Le Passeur de Vin: Rue Eugene Marziano 25, 1227 Genève
Ticket: CHF 80 via www.eventbrite.com
Maximum number of participants: 25
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Champagne Pierre Gerbais
Cuvée Prestige (Extra Brut): 100% Chardonnay from a selection of older Chardonnay vineyards grown in distinct soils in the village of Celles-sur-Ource in the heart of the Côte des Bar, lending remarkable balance to this cuvée
Cuvée Martin Fontaine: 100% Brut Nature, a testament to the full ripeness that the winemakers Gerard Ruppert and Benedict Leroy achieve through their biodynamic farming. The Ruppert-Leroy's vineyards lie outside the small village of Essoyes, just five kilometers from the border with the Côte d'Or, Burgundy
Delamotte Blanc de Blancs (Brut): A superlative expression of Grand Cru Chardonnay of Champagne...
Delamotte Blanc de Blancs is made from Chardonnay grapes from vineyards situated in the village of Le Mesnil, Oger, Avize and Cramant. Foremost a mineral wine, Delamotte Blanc de Blancs NV has textbook chalkiness.