Champagne BRICE Vintage 2016 Grand Cru Extra Brut 750ml
Owners: Remi and Jean-René BRICE (Twelfth Generation)
Chef de Cave: Christophe Constant (ex J.L. Vergnon)
The vineyards are In Bio conversion since 2020 and awarded the High Environmental Value label (HEV3). Annual production is approximately 100,000 bottles.
Grand Cru Bouzy - 80% Pinot Noir & 20% Chardonnay
Vineyards: Bouzy; La Brousse, Les Tourtelottes, Hudresse, & La Grue
Base wine + 20% Reserve wines (in 228L barrels (used))
Vinification: No malolactic fermentation, matured in bottle on lees for 3 yrs
Dosage: 4g/L (Extra Brut)
Report of Previous vintage:
Champagne Brice Bouzy Brut Grand Cru 2012
Drink: 2019 - 2024
17/20 - JancisRobinson.com
"80% Pinot, 20% Chardonnay, no malo, RS 4 g/l.
A riper, almost honeyed breadth starting to show on the nose. Creamy, lees texture, rich and mouth-filling, with fine mousse and drinking perfectly now. Almost a savoury note on the finish thanks to the lees depth." (JH)