Delavenne Père & Fils, Aura De Marius, Grand Cru


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    Powerful & Expressive

    This Cuvee was specifically created to celebrate the birth of Marius, new member of the Delavenne family's fifth generation.

    Produced exclusively with Pinot Noir from Bouzy, this powerful and expressive wine captures the spirit of its Terroir. Rich and generous, Aura de Marius benefits from structure and salinity as well as fruity and spicy notes.Sourced from a select vineyard, the grapes are cultivated without the use of herbicide.The first fermentation is accomplished with naturally occurring yeasts present in the grapes.Produced without malolactic fermentation, this wine imparts extensive length with an elegant finish while providing exceptional cellar ageing potential.


    Origin: Bouzy. 100% Grand Cru


    Harvest: 2014


    Grape variety: 100% Pinot Noir


    Vineyard: Selected Plot: “Les Patronvilles” Gentle soil work. No weed-killers. Natural fertilizer. Naturopathic vine care.


    Terroir: Montagne de Reims. Sun soaked chalk and clay soils on a hillside bordered by forest and caressed by cool evening winds providing natural thermal regulation for optimal growing



    Winemaking: Native, wild yeasts in Stainless Steel tanks. No malolactic fermentation, no cold

    flash pasteurisation, no fining. Only patient winemaking preserving the purity of the Bouzy terroir with long length at the finish, full flavours and aromas.


    Dosage: 5.8 gr


    Late disgorgement: 4-6 months before availability.


    Tasting notes: Fresh and expressive, rich and generous, Auras de Marius benefits from structure and salinity complimented by notes of fruit and


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