NV Petit & Bajan Promise Grand Cru Champagne

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.

Consume: now-2025
Purchased: $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.