Fine bubble stream. Gold, in color. Yellow pear, peach, tangelo, lemon, almond skin, biscuits, caramel, mineral. Bright acidity, citrus zest, warm brioche, on the finish.
Price: this bottle is currently selling for $84.
Score: 91 points
Founded in 1981 by Bruno Paillard. In 1983, Bruno Paillard was the first Champagne house to display the disgorgement date. The estate owns 79 acres of vineyard, including 30 acres of which are grand crus level.
Cuvée de Prestige:
Nec Plus Ultra