TAITTINGER LES FOLIES DE LA MARQUETTERIE
TAITTINGER FOLIES MARQUETTERIE
La Marquetterie, a castle on a hillside, next to the vineyard, was, before the French Revolution, house of the writer Jacques Cazotte, author of Le Diable Amoureux. General of Castelnau made it his headquarters during the Champagne battle of 1915.
This Champagne originates solely from the “La Marquetterie” vineyard, the original champagne plot of the Taittinger family, located in the town of Pierry and classified Premier Cru.
It is composed of vines planted on this Premier Cru vineyard, in the Pinot Noir variety for 55% and Chardonnay for 45%.
Only the first presses were selected and vinification took place in oak barrels.
The colour is a sustained gold with golden brown reflects.
The nose is intense and fruity, and discloses fragrances of vine peach, and stewed apricot, followed by notes of grilled brioche and vanilla.
Taste: wide, fruity with a dominant of yellow peach. The finish is complex and rich, enhanced by wooden notes.
This Champagne will ideally pair a meal with robust dishes like roasted meats of fishes in sauce.