Clos Lanson

Lanson

Clos Lanson

$340.25

* Suggested retail price
Product code
13470811
Format
1 x 750ml
Listing type
Private import
Status
Not available
Country
France
Regulated designation
AOP
Region
Champagne
Subregion
-
Appellation
Champagne
Classification
AOP
Varietal(s)
Chardonnay 100 %
Alcohol percentage
12.50%
Color
White
Sugar
Very Dry 0-5 gm sugar-L
Closure type
CORK-Natural
Aging vessel type
Oak Barrel
Length of aging
120 months
Winery's website

About this winery

The House of Lanson was founded in 1760 by François Delamotte, an influential character in Reims society. The joint owner, alongside his wife, of a not-insubstantial vineyard in Cumières and Ay, he decided to found his own Champagne house – one of the very first ever to exist. In 1798, Nicolas-Louis Delamotte, his younger son, took over from his father. Having been admitted as a knight of the Order of Malta at a very young age, he decided to use the Maltese Cross as the House’s emblem....

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Tasting notes

Clos Lanson is delivered only in wooden case.

Viticultural notes

Champagne

Winemaking notes

100% oak barrels and 7 years ageing on its lees.

Press reviews

Snow

- 92 points-

Alison Napjus , November 2016

A firm, focused version that expands on the palate, offering a layered mix of white cherry, acacia blossom, smoked almond and pastry cream, with a finely detailed mousse. The lasting finish echoes hints of orange liqueur, mineral and ground ginger. Disgorged December 2014. Drink now through 2026.

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