NV Jacquesson Cuvee 740 Degorgement Tardif Extra Brut

Champagne Blend - 750ML
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JS 94
JS 94

jamessuckling.com, June 2022

Complex aromas of dried apples, figs, walnuts, candied lemons and some tobacco. Layered, deep and delicious, still with zippy acidity and tight bubbles. Textured and energetic. Based on 2012. 94 months on the lees...


Color & Type Sparkling
Varietal Champagne Blend
Country France
Region Champagne
Vintage NV
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 12.5%
Closure Cork

Jacquesson is a champagne house with land holdings in two main areas - the Grande Vallee de la Marne (Ay, Dizy, Hautvillers) and the Cote des Blancs (Avize and Oiry). 80% of their grapes are estate, the rest coming from neighbors located in the same Crus. Traditional growing techniques and manual harvesting is practiced. Vinification is carried out in oak casks to allow the wine to breathe. Fermentation usually lasts for three to four months.

In addition to four single vineyard wines, Champagne Jacquesson, produces the Cuvee 700 range- blended wine coming from their three Grand Crus and two Premier Crus holdings. There is also a Cuvee 700 Degorgement Tardif which is aged for nine years before release.

The 9998 Jacquesson Cuvee 740 Degorgement Tardif Extra Brut is a remarkable Champagne blend that exudes elegance and complexity. With its radiant white color, this wine instantly captivates the eye, enticing you to explore its depths. Produced by the renowned Jacquesson winery in the Champagne region of France, this wine is a true testament to their commitment to excellence.

Upon first inspection, the wine reveals a beautiful bouquet of dried apples, figs, and walnuts, intermingled with enticing notes of candied lemons and a hint of tobacco. These complex aromas create a sensory experience that is both captivating and intriguing.

On the palate, the 9998 Jacquesson Cuvee 740 Degorgement Tardif Extra Brut continues to impress. It showcases a layered and deep profile, with flavors that mirror the nose. The zippy acidity and tight bubbles add a lively energy to the wine, creating a harmonious balance of texture and flavor.

This particular vintage is based on 2012, and has spent an impressive 94 months on the lees. This extended aging process has allowed the wine to develop a remarkable depth and complexity. Disgorged in April 2021, the wine showcases a dosage of 0g/L, highlighting its Extra Brut classification.

With a moderate alcohol percentage of 12.5%, the 9998 Jacquesson Cuvee 740 Degorgement Tardif Extra Brut is a versatile wine that can be enjoyed on its own or paired with a variety of dishes. Its elegance and finesse make it a perfect companion for seafood, particularly oysters or lobster.

This wine has received high praise from esteemed wine critic James Suckling, who awarded it an impressive score of 94. Suckling describes the wine as textured and energetic, highlighting its exceptional quality and potential for aging. He suggests that it can be enjoyed now or cellared for further development.

In conclusion, the 9998 Jacquesson Cuvee 740 Degorgement Tardif Extra Brut is a wine of exceptional quality and craftsmanship. Its complex aromas, layered flavors, and tight bubbles make it a true standout in the world of Champagne. Whether you choose to savor it now or cellar it for the future, this wine is sure to delight and impress.