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Champagne Ayala Majeur Brut
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Champagne Ayala Majeur Brut NV

Champagne, FranceChampagne Ayala is one of the longer-established champagne houses, founded over 150 years ago in Aÿ. In 2005, the Bollinger family bought this neighbouring estate and set upon a resurgence for the brand, with a complete restoration of winemaking facilities and a bold new direction. This blend of 40/40/20 Chardonnay / Pinot Noir / Pinot Meunier was fermented in stainless, spent 3 years on the lees, and was dosed with 7 g/L. Strawberry brioche kissed with cherry are wrapped with toast, padded with a cushion of lees, and brightened with lemony acidity. Friendly and fruity is a lovely wine best matched with lighter fare like mushroom or salmon dishes.Tasted: 31 October 2020Tasted by: Prices: BC 75.99 private wine shops AB 60.00 private wine shops QC 60.00 SAQ Producer: AyalaDistributors: Trialto Wine Group
Blend: Pinot Noir - Chardonnay - Pinot MeunierCSPC: 817601UPC: 3113841001000