Not much detail out there on this one as it is a one and done for now single-vineyard bottling, but we did find a nice score of 94 from Vinous and note from Terry Thiese.
“The 2013 Brut Nature Les Tiersaudes, 100% Meunier, is fabulous. Soaring aromatics and creamy, beautifully layered fruit meld together in a deeply expressive Champagne that hits all the right notes. Refined, perfumed and exquisitely elegant, the Tiersaudes takes Meunier into a rarified expression of total finesse. Bright, saline notes punctuate the finish. I loved it.”
Importer (Terry Thiese)
“Another single-vineyard wine, this is entirely Meunier, grown on clay (not chalk), a 1-time-only bottling of just 1300 bottles. It’s a lovely, almost delicate Meunier; caraway and rye-toast, not austere but pure and ascetic; detailed finish and high-register aromas of seemingly every sweet grain. As refined as Meunier can be”
Cepage: 80% Chardonnay, 10% Pinot Noir, 10% Pinot Meunier
Assemblage: 100% 2013
Terroir: Single vineyard “Les Tiersaudes” in Cumières; silt and sand over calcareous Marne deposit.
Elevage: 75% in oak barrel, 25% in enameled tanks
Aging: 48 months
Region: Champagne, France
Variety: Blend Champagne