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Champagne Jeeper Grand Assemblage NV

$105.00

A Champagne of distinction – with a unique bottle and a distinct taste.

Gold medal & 95 points International Wine Challenge 2019

5 Stars and equal top in category Winestate Magazine 2019

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Description

60 years ago the owner of Jeeper Champagne, Arnoud Goutorbe, a resistance fighter, lost a leg helping to liberate France. American GIs gave him a Jeep to enable him to tend his Champagne vineyards. The neighbours dubbed it Champagne Jeeper.

Nowadays the house of Jeeper has gained an international reputation for producing fine Champagnes. With its stand-out bottle shape (designed to reduce oxidation) and its distinct taste, it stands out from the field.

What is the “Jeeper Taste” ?  It is the production of finely balanced wines, dominated by Chardonnay, with great persistence and no harshness, bitterness or astringency.

Based near Reims, Jeeper have 35 hectares of their own vineyards. 10% of the vineyards are Premier cru and 10% Grand cru. Champagne Jeeper has just received the sustainable vine-growing and High Environmental Value (HEV) certificates.

Region/Terroir:  Champagne. 37 crus from across Champagne area.

Grapes:   60% Chardonnay, 25% Pinot Noir, 15% Pinot Meunier.

Dosage: 7g/litre (Brut)

Alcohol:  12% alc/VOL

Winemaking techniques: Traditional Champagne methods. The bottle shape means less oxygenation and one third of usual sulphur can be used. Long resting on old oak (2 years) and long resting on lees (5 years).

Our tasting notes:  Fruity nose and lovely toasty notes.  Creamy texture, fine bubbles very long finish. An excellent Champagne.

Awards/Reviews:
“This is a very vinous and rich Champagne with sliced apple, cooked pear and light bread dough character. Full body, pretty texture and a flavourful finish. Drink now. 92 points” James Suckling.

5 Stars and equal top in category – Winestate Magazine, September 2019 issue

95 Points/Gold Medal – International Wine Challenge 2019

90 Points – Wine Spectator 2019

And much loved by our friends the Wine Wankers.


Single bottles, multiple bottles or complete boxes (6 bottles) may be ordered.

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