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Vilmart and Cie Grande Reserve Brut Champagne 750ML  
Sku: 95245
Displays a surprising degree of lees autolysis in the nose, joined by smoky and chalky nuances that come out more emphatically on the silken, finely effervescent palate. Suggestions of jellied ...more
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Product Information
Country: France
Region: Champagne
Grape Varietal: Champagne Blend
Type: Sparkling
Classification: Premier Cru
 
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Colour Pale gold, mostly composed of Pinot Noir, reflecting a perfect maturity. The effervescence is long-lasting, giving birth to a persistent and delicate mousse with fine bubbles. Aromas The first impression on the nose is marked by great intensity (aromas of biscuit, wheat ripe, pear and cherry). After a few seconds, the bouquet becomes more complex. The iris, oak, celery, white pepper and fine mineral aromas bring depth and complexity to the wine. With air this wine presents tertiary aromas such as melted butter and toast, reflecting an harmonious evolution of the wine. A ripe and fine complex nose showing very interesting flavours for a non vintage wine. There is a fine balance between the primary aromas (fruits), secondary (biscuit, bread, butter) and tertiary (minerals and spices). A real bouquet!
Wine Advocate 92 points - The Vilmart NV Grande Reserve Disg. 09/2012 represents a blend of relatively young vines of Chardonnay with around 20% Pinot Noir. These are from vintages 2009 and 2010, though the result displays a surprising degree of lees autolysis in the nose, joined by smoky and chalky nuances that come out more emphatically on the silken, finely effervescent palate. Suggestions of jellied red currant along with apple and lemon - as well as a faint aura of barrel - put me a bit in mind of Chassagne-Montrachet. This finishes with bursting brightness, ringing clarity, mouthwatering salinity, cheek-pinching piquancy, and consummate refreshment. It should fare deliciously for at least the one or two years.

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Displays a surprising degree of lees autolysis in the nose, joined by smoky and chalky nuances that come out more emphatically on the silken, finely effervescent palate. Suggestions of jellied red currant along with apple and lemon as well as a faint aura of barrel put me a bit in mind of Chassagne-Montrachet. This finishes with bursting brightness, ringing clarity, mouthwatering salinity, cheek-pinching piquancy, and consummate refreshment.