Saturday, 3 October 2015

A Bottle Of Bubbly - NV Instant Brut Blanc de Blancs, Pertois-Lebrun

A tasting sample from Selected Champagne. Pertois-Lebrun is a small (15.000 bt/year) producer based in Cramant. They own land in five Grand Cru villages - Cramant, Choilly, Le Mesnil-Sur-Oger, Oiry and Oger.
This wine is made from grapes from Choilly, Le Mesnil-Sur-Oger and Oger. The base is 2008 - a great vintage! - and was bottled in July 2009 after malo. It was degorced in December 2014 and has a 6 gr dosage.
More info here.

NV Instant Brut Blanc de Blancs, Pertois-Lebrun
A young, fresh, distinct nose with notes of yellow apples, lemon zest, white flowers, fudge and a hint of coffee latte. A salivating nose. Crushed rocks. Very, very good.
The taste is young and focused with notes of white currants, lemon cream, mineral, dry fudge and warm grass. A long and fresh finish. A fine acidity. This is good. For drinking now and the upcoming 6+ years. I will be ordering some. It works great with some truffle potato chips before dinner.
91p   (tasted 2015/10)

Another point of view (in Swedish)


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