André Jacquart – Le Mesnil Grand Cru NV
Domaine Andre Jacquart is a family owned Champagne house based in Vertus on the Cote des Blancs. Today, it is run by the fourth and fifth generations: brother and sister team Pierre Jacquart and Chantal Doyard-Jacquart, assisted by Chantal’s husband Maurice (whose father Pascal Doyard was a leading light in the CIVC) and their daughter Marie.
Renowned for their brilliance with the Chardonnay grape, their estate covers 16 hectares in Le Mesnil-sur-Oger and Vertus (Grand Cru and Premier Cru Chardonnay) plus 4 hectares of Pinot. The house’s current annual production is 90,000 bottles of elegant, graceful and classically styles champagnes.
Bright yellow green colour. Complex nose with lime blossom, brioche cinnamon and ginger. Full and silky palate with perfect minerality. Long and refreshing finish. Suggested food pairings: aperitif, poultry.