Geoffroy


Geoffroy Expression NV Brut|Brut|NV

Descriptors & Texture

Descriptors & Texture


Pinot Noir Dominant

Winemaking

Winemaking


Barrel-maturation Organic Certified Ampelos

Orchard Fruit

Orchard Fruit


Red Delicious Apple

Stone Fruit

Stone Fruit


Plum

Aÿ

Aÿ

What to expect


Using a base of the 2011 vintage with the rest coming from 2010 reserves. Geoffroy uses a majority of the pinot's (50% meunier and 30% noir) which take charge in this cuvée, showing red delicious apple, black bramble fruits and soft plummy fruit.

The palate is juicy, generous with a filling mouthfeel and refreshing acidity on the finish from a combination of that Cumières terroir and no malo-lactic fermentation. This accounts for about half of Geoffroy's production which sits around 65,000 bottles.

$89.00

Club Price $84.55 (?)

Descriptors & Texture

Descriptors & Texture


Pinot Noir Dominant

Winemaking

Winemaking


Barrel-maturation Organic Certified Ampelos

Orchard Fruit

Orchard Fruit


Red Delicious Apple

Stone Fruit

Stone Fruit


Plum

What to expect


Using a base of the 2011 vintage with the rest coming from 2010 reserves. Geoffroy uses a majority of the pinot's (50% meunier and 30% noir) which take charge in this cuvée, showing red delicious apple, black bramble fruits and soft plummy fruit.

The palate is juicy, generous with a filling mouthfeel and refreshing acidity on the finish from a combination of that Cumières terroir and no malo-lactic fermentation. This accounts for about half of Geoffroy's production which sits around 65,000 bottles.

About the house

About the house


Food suggestion

One of the more interesting producers of champagne, Geoffroy makes champagnes worth talking about. Taking over the reins of this father Rene, Jean-Baptiste is a talented and passionate wine producer and his fanatical efforts in the vineyard followed by careful craftsmanship in the cellar have made him one of the most revered winemakers in the region. Geoffroy is located in the grand cru region of Aÿ but the vineyards are located in Cumières which is where the vineyard was located up until recently. Red fruit rules here in wine making style which is as close to biodynamic as possible within committing to the rigours of certification. Champagnes that reflect a sense of place with real character and personality are what Geoffroy is known for. We love this producer.

Food suggestion


This is quite a fruit-driven style of champagne with a good backbone of acidity. For something hearty, try a ham hock with lentils or for something more street, go for a toasted bagel with corned beef, pickles and mustard mayo.