- Premium selection of fruit with extended ageing
- This is where Pommery shines, a well-polished wine
- Pair with aged parmesan and some iberico ham
A step up from the Brut Royal, the Apanage is majority Pinots being 30% Pinot noir and 25% Pinot meunier with the remainder 45% Chardonnay. The main difference between the Brut Royal and this beautifully crafted Apanage is a longer time on lees, 3.5 years and over 20 crus (Villages), which are mainly grand cru and premier cru sites. The dosage sits between 8-9 g/l residual sugar. As with all Pommery wine making, full malolactic fermentation is encouraged as is the use of stainless steel.
The style here is rich, flavourful with biscuit, toast and swirls of red apple, ripe citrus fruit and some ginger biscuit spice. It's a wine that hits well above its weight and delivers layer upon layer of flavour. Treat yourself to a great champagne.