Duval-Leroy, Femme, Brut 1996

Duval-Leroy, Femme, Brut 1996

RRP £270

The 1996 is the work of the mercurial chef de cave Hervé Justin, and while he may have since moved on, his 20-year tenure at the house is marked by such excellent results as this. In this late disgorgement from 2020, the nose displays honey and toasted coconut aromas. The palate is well rounded, showing richness of fruit but with tension and crisp acidity. Great mouthfeel, with a supple texture and roasted coffee notes on the finish.

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Wine Details

Colour

White

Wine Style

Sparkling

Grape Varieties

Pinot Noir (79%), Chardonnay (21%)

Alcohol

12%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2021 - 2021

Origin

Country

France

Region

Champagne

Tasting Information

Tasted by

Christelle Guibert

UK Stockist

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