Vintage: NV
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Champagne
Appellation: Champagne
Wine type: Sparkling
Varietals: Chardonnay
Vineyard: Sourced from 5 hectares of vineyards in the Cote de Sezanne.
Orientation: Southeast-facing
Soil: Chalk and limestone
Viticulture: Grapes are hand harvested
Vinification: 100% 2012; fermentation takes place in stainless steel using natural yeasts. 100% malolactic.
Aging: Three years sur lie.
Production: 4,200 cases
Notes: Made of Chardonnay sourced from the Cote de Sezanne just south of the Cote des Blancs, the Hugues de Coulmet is single vintage cuvee that spends 24 months sur lie prior to release. It is an exceptional value and a great starter to any meal; 8 grams dosage Disgorgement: March 2017
Publication: Vinous
Rating: 90
Moncuit's NV (2014) Brut Blanc de Blancs Hugues de Coulmet is quite soft in this vintage. Creamy, open-knit and expressive, the 2014 will be easy to drink upon release. Lemon oil, white flowers and slightly tropical notes run through this supple, absolutely delicious Champagne from Moncuit. There is so much to like. The Hugues de Coulmet is the only wine Moncuit makes from vineyards in S├ęzanne rather than Mesnil, where the estate is based. Disgorged: March 2017. Dosage is 8 grams per liter.