Blanc de Blancs, NV

NV Lilbert-Fils Perle Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Champagne

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.

Consume: now-2031
Purchased: $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.

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