2008 Deutz Cuvee William Deutz Champagne

Fine bubble stream. White gold, in color. Red apple, crisp pear, lime, almond, lemon pith, citrus peel, tangerine zest, warm brioche, chalk, saline, mineral. Tangy, tart, salty, apple skin, citrus zest, cream, on the finish.

Blend: 65% Pinot Noir, 32% Chardonnay, 3% Meunier

Consume: now-2038
Purchased: $160

Score: 92 points

Deutz Champagne
Based in the Aÿ region of Champagne. The house was founded in 1838 and run by successive generations of the Deutz and Geldermann families. Deutz produces both vintage and non-vintage cuvée as well as a prestige wine known as Amour de Deutz. In 1983, the house was acquired by Louis Roederer.

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