"An elegant Champagne that offers flavors of poached pear, candied kumquat and dried cherry on a delicate mousse. Well-cut, with a lingering, mineral-tinged finish. Drink now through 2026. 3,000 cases imported. –AN " (WS)
"A bold, rich and forward vintage style with straightforward tropical and light red berry fruit aromas, big sweet fruits and a gently toasty finish." (JS)
"The prestige cuvée from this producer, this has richness and a dense texture that brings out the ripe fruits. From a good, if not great, vintage, it is beautifully balanced, still young to taste and likely to age well. Drink now for the fruit or wait until 2018 for more maturity." (WE)
50% Chardonnay, 50% Pinot Noir
Chardonnay: Grand Cru Chouilly, Grand Cru Cramant, Grand Cru Oger,
Grand Cru Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, Grand Cru Avize and Montgueux.
Pinot Noir: Grand Crus from Bouzy, Verzy, Verzenay, Aÿ and Ambonnay.
Bright, clear deep gold and perfectly translucent, tinged with inviting
amber tones. Wonderfully rich, the effervescence forms a lovely stream
of bubbles resembling fine pearls.
Fresh, light and engaging on the nose, the Champagne reveals an
understated, yet splendid floral and fruity character, and is extremely
delicate and tenderly zingy, with aromas of herbs, dried flowers and
Nervous, defined and expressive, the Champagne makes a clear
impression on the palate with perfectly balanced acidity and low
levels of sweetness. Great structure on the palate with a fresh and
harmonious finish of impressive length. Appealing zesty flavours of
lemon sorbet generously coat the palate.
Food and wine pairings:
Aperitif: Langoustine banderillas
Starter: Oven-roasted or braised scallops
Main: Fillet of turbot or seabass served in a citrus court- bouillon,
honeyed rack of veal
Refined, delicate, elegant and light, Palmes d’Or Brut 2006 Vintage
expresses the rich character of the Champagne Grand Crus in an