Last night I had the pleasure of enjoying our Grande Cuvée 6 ans d’âge during the private
exhibition of Christian Dior. There, I ran into Victoire who was holding a tulip-shaped champagne glass. Victoire has been loyal to the VIRGINIE T. Brut Champagne for the past three years, but it was her first tasting of our Grande Cuvée.

I then took that opportunity to ask Victoire what she thought of it, but she couldn’t find the words to describe it. And yet, she told me she wanted to gift it to friends and serve it at
her Christmas dinner.

She then asked me to tell her three key differences between the Brut and the Grande Cuvée.

It’s a thought that often arises.

You can enjoy The Champagne VIRGINIE T. Brut at lunchtime, during the aperitif, during dinner, with friends, colleagues or family members.

Napoleon Bonaparte perfectly summarises our battle “I cannot live without champagne, as in the case of victory, I deserve it; and in the case of defeat, I need it.”

It perfectly reflects the style of our house, which favours Pinots Noirs that come from Grands and Premiers Crus vineyards. We can taste the aromas of stewed fruit that are balanced with a hint of acidity. It’s the champagne that we can savour from 10 in the morning until 10 in the morning. And the Grande Cuvée 6 ans d’âge?

The Grande Cuvée 6 ans d’âge is a special champagne that is out of the ordinary, it’s a very great wine. Let’s look back at the 3 major points that distinguish this Grande Cuvée:

Rarity – the Grande Cuvée 6 ans d’âge is a (very) limited series as it is composed of two successive years of great millesimes (2007 and 2008).
The ageing is prolonged for 6 years (almost double the amount of time of the classic Brut). This brings: thinner and more elegant bubbles, new aromas (ex. Brioche) that are very appreciated by great wine lovers, a longer length on the palate.
Gastronomy – It’s a champagne which lends itself and evolves all through a meal.

Personally, I enjoy tasting this Grande Cuvee 6 ans d’age with some roquefort, a powerful cheese which persists on the palate and contrasts with the sweetness of the champagne. Try this pairing! You will not be disappointed. Otherwise, as the holidays are approaching, why not try it with a piece of foie gras on some brioche bread?

As a bonus, you can also talk about its ice bucket box, which opens and unfolds to welcome your Grande Cuvée with water and ice.