Forbes contributor Tom Hyland recommended Champagne Ayala Le Blanc de Blancs 2014 in a recent column focused on new releases.
He notes “aromas of fresh lemon, yellow flowers and chamomile.” Continuing, he describes the wine as “very charming,” and medium bodied with a soft finish. “Nicely balanced with good varietal purity.” Read the full story HERE
Ayala’s Blanc de Blancs is 100% Chardonnay, produced in small quantities in exceptional years only, fully expresses the superb caliber of great Chardonnay from the best crus of the Côte des Blancs. After 6 years of aging in Ayala’s cellars, remarkable minerality and low dosage make this an outstanding wine.
Ayala is one of the most exciting stories in Champagne today, almost the definition of a boutique Champagne producer. Independently owned, a small, young and dynamic team handles every step of production from grape reception to labeling in their jewel of a facility with incredible precision, crafting Chardonnay-focused wines that deliver immense pleasure, freshness, and elegance.