Marc Hebrart 'Mes Favorites' Vieilles Vignes Brut Champagne
75% Pinot Noir from Mareuil, 25% Chardonny also from Mareuil. Old vines, massale selection.
It’s from his favorite parcels in Mareuil, and is intended as a tribute to its terroir.
It has a truly noble Pinot Noir fragrance, leading to an utter masterpiece of weightless concentration, as huge and yet as penetrable as a cumulous cloud. Mareuil is clearly great but it’s also somewhat inscrutable; it has some of the malt of Aÿ, some mirabelle confiture, an almost gingery spice and top notes of chalk. This wine has great, gossamer opulence.