2008 Lanson Gold Label Champagne

Fine bubble stream. Pear, peach, red apple, cherry, lemon, raspberry, brioche, ginger, chalk, mineral. Sharp acid, on a baked dough finish.

Consume: now-2028
Price: this bottle is currently selling for $65.

Score: 92 points

Founded in 1760 by Francis Delamotte, and in 1798 handed operations to his son Nicolas-Louis. He was a Knight of the Order of Malta, and introduced the Maltese Cross as an emblem on the label.

Cuvée de Prestige:
La Noble Cuvée
Le Clos Lanson

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