2005 BOTTLE SIZES 750 ML COUNTRY France REGION Champagne APPELLATION Champagne WINE TYPE Sparkling VARIETALS Chardonnay VINEYARD Made from Moncuit's tiny parcel of 100+ year old vines from within the Grand Cru Mesnil. SOIL Skift of clay before hitting chalk VITICULTURE Grapes are hand harvested VINIFICATION Fermentation (100% malolactic.) takes place in stainless steel using natural yeasts. AGING Aged minimium of 9 years, 8 grams dosage, disgorged 9/2014. PRODUCTION Limited. NOTES Produced only in the very top vintages, the Cuvée Nicole is made from over 100 year old vines and features the best elements of the Moncuit house style with an intensity and weight that sets it apart in the lineup. It is rich and deeply expressive and the inherent tension that we expect from this Mesnil-centric house.