Le Blanc de Blancs - Champagne Ayala

Le Blanc de Blancs Identity

The essence of Chardonnay from an exceptional vintage year

Le Blanc de Blancs - Champagne Ayala

The Nobility of Chardonnay

Elaborated in limited quantities, exceptionally during the most expressive years, Le Blanc de Blancs brings to the light all of the elegance and the purity from the Chardonnay of the Côte des Blancs. This terroir is home to the most beautiful Chardonnays with a great ageing potential, including three Grands Crus which form the fundamentals of the blend.

Chouilly, the House’s own vineyard, complete and subtle, brings a silky texture, a freshness, and an aromatic diversity to the cuvée. Le Mesnil-sur-Oger brings the tension, the precision, and a beautiful ageing capacity, in perfect harmony with the chalky minerality of Cramant. A signature blend, enriched by a selection of remarkable Premiers Crus.

Le Blanc de Blancs - Champagne Ayala

An Iconic Style

Recognizable by its both pure and creamy style, Le Blanc de Blancs is a genuine ode to Chardonnay. The signature cuvée of Caroline Latrive. Ensuring a consistent style, she does not hide her love of Chardonnay, and gives it a central place in her blends.

Brilliant and contemporary, this prestigious cuvée flourishes in a special bottle, promoting the development of the organoleptic profile during the 6 years of ageing on lees in the cellars.

Le Blanc de Blancs - Champagne Ayala

Food Pairings

The ultimate epicurean aperitif, Le Blanc de Blancs 2014 also marvelously goes with a lemony sea bream ceviche, a prawn risotto, or a braised veal fondant with rosemary.

Technical Data

Blend

100% CHARDONNAY

100% CÔTE DES BLANCS

Exclusively Grands Crus & Premiers Crus: Chouilly, Cramant, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, Cuis, Grauves

Ageing : 6 years on lees on average

Dosage : 6 g/L

Tasting notes

  • Colour
    Bright, white gold, very fine bubbles
  • Nose
    Great aromatic freshness, fizzy notes
  • Palate
    Lively and generous, white fruits, touch of pastry, citrus fruits, silky texture, long and enduring finish, chalky minerality
Le Blanc de Blancs - Champagne Ayala

Caroline Latrive tells us about her signature cuvée

« 2014 is a superb year for the Chardonnays from the Côte des Blancs. It is a very consistent vintage with grapes that were perfectly ripened, yielding an abundant harvest especially in the Grands Crus villages.

Following a winter “without winter”, a spring worthy of a summer, an autumnal August, it was an unexpected harvest thanks to the 4 sunny weeks leading up to the first grapes being cut! »