Dumangin Champagne 1er Cru 12% 750ml
Champagne J. Dumangin Fils
Sourced from Chigny-les-Roses village, near Reims, using 1er Cru fruit, this grower champagne house produces arguably one of the best priced sparklings around. Regarded by many, including Australia's very own and highly esteemed Tyson Stelzer, as being one of the absolute value buys from Champagne, this classic apertif style wine is everything that your mass-market house Champagne's are not. Pristine, clean and pure, the near-extra brut style stands head and shoulders above anything at a similiar price point. A blend of Pinot Noir fruit, the lemon blossom, nectar and grapefruit zest underpin a beautifully fragrant and floral house style. Their is opulence, but more in its length and lazer like precision. Skillfully blended, using a minimum of 25 year old vines.
1890s A star is bornâ¦ Champagne Dumangin was created by Hippolyte Dumangin. Jacky Dumangin, 3 generations later, perfected the characteristically feminine Premier Cru champagne range. His son, Gilles Dumangin, 5th generation of successful winemakers, "upped" the range by introducing the several high-class champagnes that helped position his top of the range wines. And his originality has been to maintain the tradition of distilling his wines and marcs himself and he is one of 2 houses of champagne still doing it. The wealth of champagne houses has made them lazy, to the point that they all contract their distillation to one and same distiller to use their own marcs sometimes and often any marc. The result is that they more or less taste the same