Salon

'S' Blanc de Blancs Brut Le Mesnil Chardonnay

9.5208 ratings
9.588 pro ratings
Le Mesnil-Sur-Oger, Côte des Blancs, Champagne, France
Chardonnay
Top Notes For
Lewis Chester

1997 vintage. Pale golden hue. On the nose, lemon (fresh), slightly yeasty, honey suckle and vanilla leaf. Fresh and surprisingly youthful. On the palate, high and fresh acidity, medium minus body, medium alcohol and medium concentration. Great length. Amazing balance and freshness despite age and vintage. Could last for a decade plus. Very impressive.

1997 vintage. Pale golden hue. On the nose, lemon (fresh), slightly yeasty, honey suckle and vanilla leaf. Fresh and surprisingly youthful. On the palate, high and fresh acidity, medium minus body, medium alcohol and medium concentration. Great length. Amazing balance and freshness despite age and vintage. Could last for a decade plus. Very impressive.

1 person found it helpfulFeb 1st, 2017
Kelley Fox

Winemaker/Owner Kelley Fox Wines

I could smell this in my glass before it was in front of me. Am talking four feet away. A real beauty. Loved immensely.

I could smell this in my glass before it was in front of me. Am talking four feet away. A real beauty. Loved immensely.

1 person found it helpfulJun 28th, 2015
Michael Meagher MS

Chairman/Founder Boston Sommelier Society, Beverage Director Cafe Escadrille

10

Nom nom nom...

Nom nom nom...

Jul 26th, 2016
Seth Morgen Long

Broker • Arterberry Maresh / Winemaker • Morgen Long

9.7

On the most beautiful beach, with the most decadent French toast, rain and rocks, the lightest brioche, savory raspberry, vanilla poof, sex magic. The light scent of jasmine. It smells like Salon.

On the most beautiful beach, with the most decadent French toast, rain and rocks, the lightest brioche, savory raspberry, vanilla poof, sex magic. The light scent of jasmine. It smells like Salon.

Mar 22nd, 2016
Josh Orr

My first experience with this producer and what a first experience it was. Very good is an extreme under statement. #champagne #salon #blancdeblancs

My first experience with this producer and what a first experience it was. Very good is an extreme under statement. #champagne #salon #blancdeblancs

Feb 20th, 2016
Craig Haserot

Founder and Proprietor Sojourn Cellars

9.6

Killer. Guest brought two bottles. Lovely detail and yeast.

Killer. Guest brought two bottles. Lovely detail and yeast.

Feb 20th, 2016
Nathaniel DiMaggio

I remember enjoying this more at the Salon tasting in April. Obviously a great bottle of wine here but after that 99 last week the weight of the fruit is a little much. Quite an enjoyable bottle but for my palate I prefer the 99.

I remember enjoying this more at the Salon tasting in April. Obviously a great bottle of wine here but after that 99 last week the weight of the fruit is a little much. Quite an enjoyable bottle but for my palate I prefer the 99.

Jan 20th, 2016
Jason Heller

Master Sommelier

7.6

Something off

Something off

Dec 25th, 2015
Alex Alan

Wine Director Hotel Delmano

9.1

1997. From magnum. Frothy, creamy, plush texture with a dry, chalky mineral, citrus, and toasty character. #FancyWine

1997. From magnum. Frothy, creamy, plush texture with a dry, chalky mineral, citrus, and toasty character. #FancyWine

Nov 11th, 2015
Sarah Bray

What a treat to have a taste of 1997 Salon Blanc de Blancs. So complex: Toast, chalky minerality, spice, cacao, cloves. Fresh yet rich, balanced, with palate coating bubbles. What a gorgeous wine. Merci beaucoup @lamamouniamarrakech. Although maybe sacrilegious not to have Pol Roger in the Churchill Bar? #winelife #pianobar #travel #marrakech #morocco #champagne

What a treat to have a taste of 1997 Salon Blanc de Blancs. So complex: Toast, chalky minerality, spice, cacao, cloves. Fresh yet rich, balanced, with palate coating bubbles. What a gorgeous wine. Merci beaucoup @lamamouniamarrakech. Although maybe sacrilegious not to have Pol Roger in the Churchill Bar? #winelife #pianobar #travel #marrakech #morocco #champagne

Nov 5th, 2015