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2008 De Saint Gall Orpale Blanc de Blancs Champagne 1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £75.00 / Bottle £62.50 excl. VAT / Bottle
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1996 de Saint-Gall, Orpale Blanc de Blancs
Orpale is the prestigious cuvee of De Saint Gall champagne.It is 100% Chardonnay, sourced from la crème de la creme Grand Cru vineyards in Mesnil-sur-Oger, Cramant, Avize and Oger. It has spent 12 years gently maturing in bottle on fine lees, allowing it to gain layers of flavour and complexity during the tasting. It is a Brut style with only 7 grams of sugar per litre. Orpale will make the most special occasion memorable, when served in its purest form as an aperitif or paired with poultry with truffle butter and mushrooms; with scallop skewers; chicken breast with a mushroom sauce and a creamy brie.
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £90.00 / Bottle £75 excl. VAT / Bottle
2008 de Saint-Gall, Orpale Blanc de Blancs
Orpale is the prestigious cuvee of De Saint Gall champagne.

It is 100% Chardonnay, sourced from la crème de la creme Grand Cru vineyards in Mesnil-sur-Oger, Cramant, Avize and Oger. It has spent 12 years gently maturing in bottle on fine lees, allowing it to gain layers of flavour and complexity during the tasting. 
It is a Brut style with only 7 grams of sugar per litre.

“2008 was a cool year that allowed the grapes to develop an acidity that is more pronounced than usual,” Cédric Jacopin, the Cellar Master told us. “The resulting cuvées are naturally tighter, straighter and more chiselled.” 
 
A very pale lemon colour, with an incredibly fine and abundant bubbles , aromas bring together vibrant lemony fruit, acacia flowers, with notes of almond pastry and a swift of smoke. The palate is elegant, full and intense, a mastered concentration, tonic acidity with a gorgeously silky texture on the mid palate. The finish is bright and long-lasting (for d
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £75.00 / Bottle £62.50 excl. VAT / Bottle