TO CONFIRM - Champagne Egly-Ouriet
Passionate horse-lover and outstanding rider, Francis Egly holds the reins of a 12-hectare vineyard built by his family from massal selections.
His grandfather Charles, a meticulous nurseryman, started with 3 hectares of Grand Cru vines in Ambonnay that successive generations have managed to preserve and gradually expand.
He now has a fine Grand Cru and Premier Cru heritage, including the Les Crayères plot with its magnificent 60-year-old vines. Nicknamed the "King of Pinot Noir", Francis draws his inspiration from Burgundy where "Coche-Dury and Dominique Laurent are guides".
His wines are vinified and matured in barrels with the same fullness and complexity, with the addition of fine bubbles. These virtue
s added to the great regularity of the wines make it one of the most sought-after champagne houses
In the presence of Francis Egly, owner. List of wines to come ...