2013 Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage Extra Brut Champagne
Winemaker Notes: Each Grand Vintage is unique and expresses the Moët & Chandon Cellar Master’s personal interpretation of the year. The maturity of this 2013 champagne—the 75th Grand Vintage in the House’s history—is immediately apparent.
Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage 2013 is a champagne marked by a late harvest. It encapsulates a year of waiting, a year of anticipation. The season shines through in its flavors and aromas, while its maturity is expressed through its autumnal notes, golden hue, and persistent bubbles.
Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage 2013 is an unexpectedly complementary expression of a year that is widely known for its Chardonnays. This champagne contains Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in almost equal parts, enhanced by suggestions of Meunier. After 7 years in the cellars, it reveals a truly unique character.
Blend: 41% Chardonnay, 38% Pinot Noir, 21% Meunier
Wine Enthusiast - #83 TOP 100 CELLAR SELECTIONS 2021 - "The effects of a cool year on this new vintage release is impressive in its texture, acidity and serious aging potential. Crisp apple and white-fruit flavors come together with a tight structure and a pure line of freshness. Drink from 2023."
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - "Disgorged with five grams per liter dosage, Moët's 2013 Extra Brut Grand Vintage is a real success, wafting from the glass with aromas of pear, fresh bread, Meyer lemon, nougat and white flowers. Medium to full-bodied, chiseled and fine-boned, with an enveloping core of bright, vibrant fruit and a pretty pinpoint mousse, it concludes with a precise, penetrating finish. Incisive but not austere, it's an impressive effort, reflecting good levels of maturity in this cool, late harvest. It's as fine a rendition of this cuvée as I can remember tasting."
Wine Spectator - "This elegant Champagne displays citrus, mineral and toast character in equal measure, with bright notes of preserved lemon and verbena layered with smoke, chalk, brioche and nut flavors. The interplay is backed by deftly knit acidity, riding the fine and creamy mousse through to the lingering finish. Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. Disgorged May 2019. Drink now through 2030."
Vinous - "The 2013 Blanc Grand Vintage is bright, focused and wonderfully vibrant. Lemon peel, crushed rocks, mint and white pepper lend notable brightness to this chiseled, finely cut Champagne. The 2013 is just a bit compact today. Perhaps it will gain body with time in bottle."
|Winery||Moet et Chandon|
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|Includes Gift Packaging||No|