Fine bubble stream. Yellow, light gold, in the color. Bosc pear, yellow apple, apple skin, red currants, dark cherry, lemon curd, pastry, brioche, nuts, spice, mineral, chalk dust, oyster shell. Chalky mineral, layers of lemon, on the finish.
Blend: 60% Chardonnay, 40% Pinot Noir
Bottled: July 2014, disgorgement: August 2021.
Price: this bottle is currently selling for $53.
Score: 90 points
Petit & Bajan
The estate’s vineyards are in the Côte des Blancs and the Montagne de Reims, with two acres of Chardonnay vines in Avize, Cramant and Oger, and five acres of Pinot Noir in Verzenay.
Cuvée de Prestige:
Nymphea Grand Cru Rose
Ambrosia Grand Cru
Nuit Blanche Grand Cru