Pierre Gimonnet


Pierre Gimonnet '1er Cru Cuis'|Blanc de Blancs|NV

Descriptors & Texture

Descriptors & Texture


Chardonnay Dominant

Earth

Earth


Mineral Chalky

Citrus Fruit

Citrus Fruit


Citrus Lemon Grapefruit

Cuis

Cuis

What to expect


If you enjoy super clean and fresh champagne without all the honey, toasty exotics then you may have found a truly brilliant example of no fuss champagne.

"Gimonnet’s Cuis is the quintessential apéritif, and one of the most pristine champagnes for its price. Freshness and purity of lemon and crunchy nashi pear sing with primary vibrancy, pinpoint accuracy and Gimonnet precision. Bottle age has built seamless texture without yet contributing secondary complexity. The fine salt chalk minerality of the village is energised by crystalline acidity. It’s signature Cuis, classic Gimonnet and fantastic-value champagne."

Tyson Stelzer - The Champagne Guide

Technical details

100% Cuis chardonnay; 70% 2013, 6% 2012, 9% 2011, 10% 2010, 5% 2009; reserve wines are the previous year’s blend, stored in magnums; full malolactic fermentation; aged on lees 24–30 months; 6.5g/L dosage; 146,700 bottles; DIAM closure.

On sale

$79.95

Club Price $75.05 (?)

Descriptors & Texture

Descriptors & Texture


Chardonnay Dominant

Earth

Earth


Mineral Chalky

Citrus Fruit

Citrus Fruit


Citrus Lemon Grapefruit

What to expect


If you enjoy super clean and fresh champagne without all the honey, toasty exotics then you may have found a truly brilliant example of no fuss champagne.

"Gimonnet’s Cuis is the quintessential apéritif, and one of the most pristine champagnes for its price. Freshness and purity of lemon and crunchy nashi pear sing with primary vibrancy, pinpoint accuracy and Gimonnet precision. Bottle age has built seamless texture without yet contributing secondary complexity. The fine salt chalk minerality of the village is energised by crystalline acidity. It’s signature Cuis, classic Gimonnet and fantastic-value champagne."

Tyson Stelzer - The Champagne Guide

Technical details

100% Cuis chardonnay; 70% 2013, 6% 2012, 9% 2011, 10% 2010, 5% 2009; reserve wines are the previous year’s blend, stored in magnums; full malolactic fermentation; aged on lees 24–30 months; 6.5g/L dosage; 146,700 bottles; DIAM closure.

About the House

About the House


Food suggestion

The difference between a good wine and an exceptional wine is only a question of very, very small details, but we must focus on every detail all of the time,’ declares Didier Gimonnet, who oversees his family’s glorious estate with his brother, Olivier. The champagnes of Pierre Gimonnet & Fils are intricately assembled by masterful hands exclusively from enviably positioned and painstakingly tended old vines. Every cuvée sings its aspiration of ‘precision, purity and minerality’, each speaking articulately of its place in the northern Côte des Blancs through expressive, chalky minerality, without one molecule of detail out of place. With high-strung tension, crystalline structure and rapier-sharp precision, these are blanc de blancs champagnes charged with an energy that will sustain them long indeed. They represent some of the best-value apéritif champagnes of all.

Food suggestion


Steamed and or grilled seafood, with herbs and fresh lemon juice.

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