Fine bubble stream. Light gold, in color. Peach, raspberry, green pear, citrus, nuts, toasted brioche, cream, chalk, mineral. Lively acid, on a creamy citrus finish.
Blend: 50% Pinot Noir, 35% Chardonnay, 15% Meunier
Price: this bottle is currently selling for $40.
Score: 91 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.
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