2013, Blanc de Blancs

2013 Paul Dethune Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Champagne

Thin, active, bubble stream. Light gold, yellowish, in color. Wild yellow flowers, lime, lemon, lemon pith, citrus peel, pineapple, white peach, pear, crunchy yellow apple, hazelnut, brioche, chalk dust, mineral. Round, fresh, with creamy citrus, and ample acidity, on the finish.

Consume: now-2035
Purchased: $80

Score: 92 points

Paul Dethune
Founded in the early 17th century, in the village of Ambonnay. The house has 17 acres of Grand Cru vines, 70% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay. All farmed according to bio-dynamic principles.

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