Country: France, Champagne
Tasting Notes: Deep intense golden yellow colour that announces maturity, opulence, harmony and elegance. Exotic, complex nose consisting of honey with spices and white fruits, truffle, earth, slightly browned apples, a hint of high-toned flowers, yeast, and a gentle nuttiness in the background. Deep palate with bright, high youthful tones of pear, green apple, citrus fruits marmalade, fresh figs and even a touch of earth with a finish which goes on and on with undertones of mineral and spices.
Varietal: Blend of Pinot Noirs (47%), Chardonnays (29%) & Pinot Meunier (24%)
Pairing: Dripping, honey-roasted figs, barely-set apricot marmalade, poached pears steeped in their vanilla-hinted sweetness…