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The Gimonnet family has been growing vines in Champagne since 1750. In 1935 Pierre Gimonnet, grandfather of current owners Didier and Olivier, began producing champagne in the village of Cuis. Didier and Olivier own 30 hectares in total; 16 hectares are Premier Cru from the village of Cuis. A high percentage of their vineyards are Grand Cru - 12 hectares in total, spread across the villages of Cramant, Chouilly, Oger and Aÿ. The Grand Cu vineyards have an average age of 40 years. Didier takes...
- 93 Points -
This bottling is 72% 2011, with the balance from four vintages back to 2006. Delicate, fine toasty notes on the nose. Real finesse, in a pure, precise style with bright citrus and white peach fruit. This is such a pure wine with real finesse.See detailed press review
- 93 Points -
A hands-on business, Gimmonet brothers Didier and Oliver making 100% estate-grown wines. Attention to detail sees 40 stainless steel fermenters sized for the 40 plots owned across the Côte de Blancs. The reserve wines are held in magnums, the result zesty, lively, long and pure aperitif Champagne.See detailed press review
- 92 Points -
Aromatic, with apple blossom and ripe fruit notes, this well-cut blanc de blancs shows a chalky underpinning, layered with flavors of glazed nectarine, toasted almond and candied ginger. Long and creamy on the finish. Disgorged October 2015. Drink now through 2020.See detailed press review