Leclerc Briant "La Croisette" Single Vineyard Brut Champagne

SKU #1015242

This Champagne is all Chardonnay from a less than one-acre vineyard in Epernay, near the border with Mardeiul, and is composed of equal parts 2000 and 2001 harvest. It has a very rich, sweet fruit nose of ripe cantaloupe and still maintains strong minerality. It is racy, long and powerful, dosed at 8 grams per liter, though t seems like even less! It is hard to believe that something that smells so sweet and ripe can taste so dry and refreshing. They make only 3500 bottles a year. Perfect with smoked salmon appetizers! (Gary Westby, K&L Champagne buyer)

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Staff Image By: David Driscoll | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 7/14/2008 | Send Email
Single vineyard champagne that tastes like crisp delicious apple with a chalky minerality that tastes like, dare I say it, the terroir of La Croisette. How great it is that we have a product like this for US to drink, let alone our customers. A great recommendation for anyone who wants to try a mono cru, but isn't geeky enough to enjoy it just for that reason.

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