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Comtes de Champagne Taittinger 1973

  • Red fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for ageing
  • Color:Sparkling Rosé
  • 12% 
  • 1.5L
  • Intensity
  • Classic dosage

A great vintage rosé, made only from Grands Crus. The rarest cuvée of the house. More info

  • Quantity: 2 Bottles
  • Level: 1 top-shoulder, 1 high-shoulder
  • Label: 2 slightly marked label
  • Country/Region: Champagne
  • Appellation/Wine: Champagne
  • Producer/Owner: Taittinger
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Comtes de Champagne Taittinger serve at a temperature of 8°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Bar aux truffes, Etuvée de homard aux asperges, Tarte fine aux figues.

  • Vintage score: 16/20
  • Lot presentation
    Comtes de Champagne Taittinger

    Cuvée presentation

    The rosé Comtes de Champagne is a vintage cuvée produced only in exceptional years. It is composed of 30% of Chardonnay grapes from the grand crus of the Côte des Blancs and 70% Pinot Noir from the grand crus of the Montagne de Reims. It is the maison's rarest cuvée. It is characterised by its beautiful fruitiness, silky and structured mouth and its attractively long, expressive finish.

    Information about domain Taittinger

    The origins of Taittinger champagnes can be traced back to the wine merchant Jacques Fourneaux who established a company in 1734. This business moved premises to the House of the Counts of Champagne in the 19th century and was taken over by the Taittinger family in 1931 who then gave the company its name. In 1932, Pierre Taittinger's champagne house decided to give prominence to the Chardonnay grape. Between 1945 and 1960, Pierre Taittinger's son, François, managed the company with his two brothers, Jean and Claude. When François was killed in an accident, the company passed to Claude who remained at the helm from 1960 to 2005. In 2005, the house was sold to an American pension fund but was bought back the following year by the North Eastern division of the Crédit Agricole bank in partnership with Claude's nephew, Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger who has run the company ever since. The historic champagne house owns kilometres of Gallo-Roman crayères or chalk tunnels and almost 300 hectares of exceptional vineyards, planted to 40% with Chardonnay. The grapes are vinified in vats and undergo full malolactic fermentation. This historic champagne house is a benchmark in the region, especially for fans of Chardonnay.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 2 Bottles
    • Level: 1 top-shoulder, 1 high-shoulder
    • Label: 2 slightly marked label
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 12 %
    • Country/Region: Champagne
    • Appellation/Wine: Champagne
    • Producer/Owner: Taittinger
    • Vintage: 1973
    • Color: Sparkling Rosé
    • Service temperature:
    • Viticulture: Sustainable farming 
    • Intensity: Classic dosage
    • Dominant aroma: Red fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 70% Pinot noir, 30% Chardonnay

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