Fleury Pere & Fils

Sonate Extra Brut Champagne

9.22 ratings
9.11 pro ratings
Aube, Champagne, France
Champagne Blend
Squash & Root Vegetables, Meaty & Oily Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Cake & Cream, Soft Cheese, Hard Cheese, Salads & Greens, Salami & Prosciutto, Pork, Fish, Chicken, Duck, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Nuts & Seeds, Fruit & Berries, Beans & Peas, Exotic Spices, Turkey, Pungent Cheese, Shellfish, Oyster
Top Notes For
Aaron Tan

There was just a suggestion of Selosse that comes to mind when tasting this; and when I say this, I'm thinking about that complex interplay of ripeness, oxidation, and oak in these wines. In typical Selosse fashion, I believe this cuvée will roll some eyes too in a blind, for better or worse. Rich autolytic and oxidative notes, gentle oak, along with ripe savory Pinot fruit, balanced by searing acidity and flinty minerality - what we have here is a deliciously intriguing wine. Notably, no ladybug in sight despite the vintage.

There was just a suggestion of Selosse that comes to mind when tasting this; and when I say this, I'm thinking about that complex interplay of ripeness, oxidation, and oak in these wines. In typical Selosse fashion, I believe this cuvée will roll some eyes too in a blind, for better or worse. Rich autolytic and oxidative notes, gentle oak, along with ripe savory Pinot fruit, balanced by searing acidity and flinty minerality - what we have here is a deliciously intriguing wine. Notably, no ladybug in sight despite the vintage.

Jul 13th, 2020
Dan
9.2

Dan had this 22 days ago

Dan had this 22 days ago

Nov 13th, 2020