Grape: 70% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay
Tasting Notes: Peach, Apple, Sourdough bread, Chalk
Jean-Paul Hébrart took over the operations of Marc Hébrart Champagne from his father Marc in 1997. Hébrart farms 14 hectares of vines on 65 different sites in 6 villages. Each parcel is always vinified separately in glass lined stainless steel and ceramic tanks.
The current release of the from Jean-Paul Hébrart’s “Selection” bottling is from the base year of 2016, with forty percent of the cuvée comprised of reserve wines from the 2015 vintage. It's full-bodied, well balanced, complex, and focused, with a good core, steely acidity, frothy mousse and fine length. The bright palate conveys flavors of apple, grapefruit, brioche, pear, peach, toasted nuts, minerals, and lemon followed by a long pleasant finish. May be served as an aperitif, as well as with dishes of lamb, salmon, clams, crustaceans, or scallops.