NV Voirin-Jumel Tradition Brut Champagne

Fine bubble stream. Pale straw, in color. Peach, sour cherry, apricot, lemon pith, almond skin, mineral. Yeast, sour fruit, mineral, on the finish.

Blend: 50% Chardonnay, 50% Pinot Noir

Consume: now-2023
Purchased: $39

Score: 87 points

The house owns 11 hectares of vines in 11 different villages (broken down to approximately 10% Cramant, 20% Chouilly, 10% Avize, 5% Oiry, 10% Oger, 10% Mareuil-sur-Ay, 10% Vertus, 15% Verneuil and the remaining 10% in 3 other villages).