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Cuvée des Hussards 2012

Limited availability

Size: 75 cL


Named after the light cavalry of Napoléon Bonaparte, in which the soldiers were the first to use the art of sabring, the Cuvée des Hussards is powerful and expressive. This cuvee was elaborated from 85% Chardonnay and 15% Pinot Noir coming from Premier and Grand Cru vineyards older than 40 years old. 2012 is regarded as the vintage of reference of the last decade.

Reviews

"97/100" Decanter World Wine Awards

"96+/100" Bordeaux Index 

 Gold medal Classic & Elegant - Glass of Bubbly

"Pale and lively. Straight up the nose. Quite different from the wines so far. More lively and tense but good undertow. Fruit not oak expressed here. Racy with depth and undertow. Vibrant "

Score: 17/20

Jancis Robinson

 

Composition

85% Chardonnay

15% Pinot Noir

 

Tasting Notes

Very versatile, with notes of citrus and balanced acidity, it will be perfect from the aperitif to the dessert.

 

Ideal with

From the appetizers until the dessert

With oysters

 

 

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Download technical sheet in French 

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