Steady bubble stream. Light gold, in color. Peach, tangelo, lemon, lime juice, apricot, crisp pear, honey, citrus peel, biscuit, mineral. Chalk, citrus juice, on a crisp finish.
Price: this bottle is currently selling for $55.
Score: 91 points
Founded in 1746, in the village of Cramant. Lilbert owns 8.6 acres Chardonnay Grand Cru vines, and all Chardonnay, in the Côte des Blancs. 60% of their vines are in Cramant, 30% in Chouilly and 10% in Oiry. Each bottle is still riddled by hand.
Cuvée de Prestige:
Grand Cru Perle Blanc de Blancs