De Venoge, Louis XV, Brut 1996

De Venoge, Louis XV, Brut 1996

RRP £108

An equal blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, and a bottle coming from the original disgorgement in 2006. Showing some evolution here with some oxidative notes of bruised apple and hazelnut, balanced with candied fruit and lemon. While these evolved characteristics are somewhat pronounced, they are still held in check and balanced by the vintage’s bright acidity, lending it a wave of freshness on the finish.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

White

Wine Style

Sparkling

Grape Varieties

Chardonnay (50%), Pinot Noir (50%)

Alcohol

12%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2021 - 2021

Origin

Country

France

Region

Champagne

Tasting Information

Tasted by

Christelle Guibert

UK Stockist

Crump, Richmond & Shaw

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