J. Lassalle "Cachet d'Or" 1er Cru Brut Champagne
There's an open-knit, almost airy feel to this vibrant Champagne, which carries a concentrated range of juicy pear and black raspberry fruit, with hints of crystallized honey. Shows gingersnap biscuit and verbena flavors on the chalky texture, gaining momentum on the racy, zesty finish. (AN)
Light gold. Ripe pear, honey and tangerine on the fragrant nose and in the mouth. Fleshy, broad and rather powerful, with a touch of bitter quinine adding a dry edge. Closes smooth and subtly spicy, with good cling and a lingering note of sweet butter. (JR)
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
The NV Brut Premier Cru Cachet d’Or is an attractive entry-level wine laced with peaches, apricots, sweet spices and flowers. It shows excellent depth to match its accessible, up-front personality. (AG)
J. Lassalle works with 11 hectares of vineyards in Champagne, all of them of Premier Cru status. This non-vintage brut is grown in Chigny-les-Rose and composed of 60% Meunier, 20% Pinot Noir and 20% Chardonnay.