The wine is clear or pale with hints of green typical to the
Chardonnay. The mousse is fine and regular with a pretty ribbon of strong
bubbles. The first nose is both flowery and fruity, then comes notes of fresh nuts and fresh bread. In the finish : citrus which brings a beautiful impression of smoothness and freshness. The attack is frank, associated with delicacy and roundness. The first impression is dominated with fresh white fruits (Lemon, Pear) and with flowers (Acacia), followed by creamy notes.
The finally is persistent on the citrus (candied grapefruit, tangerine
and lemon) and minerality, bringing freshness and elegance to the
It's a blend of almost 15 years of harvests, exclusively composed of Chardonnay from Grand Cru villages in the Côte des Blancs.
|Wine Spectator: In this dry Champagne, a pretty floral note wafts through the flavors of fresh quince, lemon peel, briny mineral and green plum. This is delicate and precise, with a very fine texture and lightly chalky finish. Disgorged February 2011. Drink now through 2016.