Palmer & Co

Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne Chardonnay

9.17 ratings
9.13 pro ratings
Champagne, France
Chardonnay
Duck, Shellfish, Goose, Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Game, Pork, Squash & Root Vegetables, Chicken, Turkey, Cheddar & Gruyere, Meaty & Oily Fish, White Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Cream Sauces
Top Notes For
Shay A
9.2

I’m between a 91-92 (same as I was for the Brut Reserve). After going through 6 of these and 6 brut reserve over the last year, I feel confident in the longevity of these Blanc de Blanc champagnes.

For a Blanc de Blanc, this shows plenty of yeasty/toasty notes with fleshy characteristics. Sea salted flaky honey buttered biscuits with lemon scone and honeysuckle aromatics. While the palate is similar, the finish is so drastically different than the rest of this champagne…almost too tart. Palate profile is rich with yellow fruits, kiss of nougat, and some classical limestone. The finish is just crazy underripe and again, tart. Razor sharp acidity. I think this is a champagne that benefits from time, whereas the Brut reserve is perfectly fine to consume now.

I’m between a 91-92 (same as I was for the Brut Reserve). After going through 6 of these and 6 brut reserve over the last year, I feel confident in the longevity of these Blanc de Blanc champagnes.

For a Blanc de Blanc, this shows plenty of yeasty/toasty notes with fleshy characteristics. Sea salted flaky honey buttered biscuits with lemon scone and honeysuckle aromatics. While the palate is similar, the finish is so drastically different than the rest of this champagne…almost too tart. Palate profile is rich with yellow fruits, kiss of nougat, and some classical limestone. The finish is just crazy underripe and again, tart. Razor sharp acidity. I think this is a champagne that benefits from time, whereas the Brut reserve is perfectly fine to consume now.

Jul 23rd, 2021
Matt Sterr

Toasty oak. Yeasty.

Toasty oak. Yeasty.

Aug 25th, 2020
Jason Li

Jason had this 4 years ago

Jason had this 4 years ago

1 person found it helpfulOct 25th, 2017
Peter Eriksson

Peter had this 5 years ago

Peter had this 5 years ago

1 person found it helpfulApr 12th, 2016
Amanda Mactas

Amanda had this 6 years ago

Amanda had this 6 years ago

1 person found it helpfulOct 1st, 2015
Fiona Crambrook

Shared with a beautiful tuna steak but I actually loved drinking it more after dinner, loved the clean salinity and mouthfeel.

Shared with a beautiful tuna steak but I actually loved drinking it more after dinner, loved the clean salinity and mouthfeel.

Jul 10th, 2021
Matt Sterr

Matt had this 2 years ago

Matt had this 2 years ago

Feb 28th, 2020