Launois Blanc De Noirs Oeil de Perdrix

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Price: £112.00 (£154.37 Inc Duty & VAT)
Current Availability: Good
Delivered By: 24/11/2017
  • Format : Case of Bottles
  • Status : In Bond
  • Size : 6/75CL
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I have a soft spot for this Champagne, beautifully aromatic Pinot Noir, gentle caressing palate, the balance of complexity and freshness is wonderful. The pure black grapes give the wine a slightly pink hue, though it is very faint, hence the name of the wine which translates to 'eye of the partridge' which apparently turns very faintly bloodshot in the moments before facing impending doom...

Information About Launois Champagne

The village of Le Mesnil-sur-Oger in the Cote des Blancs, famous for its Grand Cru Chardonnay vineyards, is home to Champagne Launois Pere et Fils. The tradition and dedication of eight generations have honed the wine-making skills here, the quality is striking, from the Cuvee Clemence pure Chardonnay, to the Blanc de Noirs Oeil de Perdrix. We also get a small allocation of their old vine Special Club which is just brilliant. Severine and Caroline Launois also host a Champagne Museum.

W J Gardener
W J Gardener
Nickolls And Perks

Tasting Date : 09 October 2015

Medium gold, this has that Champagny nose in spades, mineral, earthy notes, with a sherbet edge, and hazelnut. There is an excellent complexity to the flavour profile, the palate is creamy and relaxed, it just drifts across the tongue with so much composure and balance. Subtle gamey notes coming through on the back of the palate, this is impressive stuff and brilliant value for money. There is precision here of a quality which is surprising at this price level.

Rating : 91/100

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As a rough guide most standard (75CL) single bottles weigh 2KG and a case (12 x 75CL bottles) weighs 24KG.

In Bond storage is facilitated at Octavian in Wiltshire, the U.K's premier wine storage facility. The conditions at this old munitions base, 100 metres below ground are unrivalled, offering temperature control, In Bond facility and full replacement value insurance. The wines are stored under each client's individual "Protection Plus" account number, fully labelled and can only be released or moved with his or her written instructions. No right of lien can be exercised over wines held on each client's behalf. Client's stock can be inspected, by arrangement, at any time excluding November & December.

Cases Cost c/s per year
1-3 Cases£12.50
4+ Cases£11.00
25+ Cases£9.15

Items can be ordered In Bond for transfer to clients own bonded storage accounts. We are able to action this process for a single consignment charge of £10 ex VAT, this covers any quantity.

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