Thin bubble stream. White gold, in color. Daisy, yellow pear, peach, red apple, meyer lemon, tangerine juice, citrus pith, almonds, yeast, sourdough, warm biscuits, spice. Warm bread, crisp, tangy citrus, on the finish.
Price: this bottle is currently selling for $65.
Score: 92 points
Pierre Gimonnet et Fils
Founded in 1935 in the village of Cuis. The Gimonnet family has been growing grapes since 1750. Today the family owns 72.6 acres. Premier Cru Vineyards in Cuis and Marieul-sur-Aÿ with Grand Cru Vineyards in Chouilly, Cramant, Oger, Vertus, and Aÿ. Majority of the plantings are Chardonnay.
Cuvée de Prestige:
Grand Cru Special Club Cramant
Special Club Grands Terroirs de Chardonnay
Expression D’un Terroir Brut Oger