48% Chardonnay, 26% Pinot Noir, 26% Pinot Meunier
Nose has honey drizzled over brioche and cold, wet limestone.
Palate has light yeasty notes, appearance of sweetness from the Chardonnay, dried lemon peel and lighter creamy oak notes on the medium long finish.
A very solid Champagne for just under $40. Our friend is the sales/distributor for this producer in MA. She helped me to understand the lot code. This is a 2006 base wine which was disgorged in September of 2017...so, very nice to grab about a 13 year old bottle at this price! — 15 days ago
2017 interesting funky little fella. Less refined than a Pinot noir but I like the character — 4 days ago
Weekly Wine Committee. 1 sparkler, 3-4 whites, 3-4 reds and 1 dessert wine format. Served blind.
As this was poured, my first guess was west coast sparkler. As the lunch went on, I couldn’t believe how much I enjoyed it, so I called it French NV. Ha! Very little reductive or bruised notes here I associate with west coast Sparklers. Limestone, Granny Smith Apple, little yeast, and a touch of sweetness on the back. — 12 days ago
Fizzy Welch’s! Interesting take on blanc de noir with all meunier, the Concord grape is strong in this one. — 9 days ago