Wine Spectator 93 points - Vibrant and mouthwatering, this sleek blanc de blancs shows power in a refined package, with the satiny mousse carrying a fine range of poached quince, salted almond, shortbread, kumqaut and crystallized honey. Ends with a long, spiced finish. Disgorged Oct. 2, 2013. Drink now through 2027.A.N. (Sep 24 2014)
This surprising Champagne made solely from Chardonnay unfolds all the nobleness and characteristics of Alfred Gratien Champagnes.
|Wine maker notes
|Colour : Soft, shiny gold
Sparkle : Fine, very persistent mousse
Bouquet : Strong and complex. Vanilla brioche aromas and hints citrus on the finish.
Palate : Powerful and rich. Citrus aromas accentuate a fresh and vivacious style. The body is reinforced by captivating hints of brioche and buttered bread.
Overall impression : A wine that will delight the lovers of Champagne for its complexity and elegant character.