2008 Ariston Aspasie Brut Champagne

SKU #1168969

This Champagne is made from vineyards 25-30 years old and is a blend of 1/3 each Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Meunier. This wine has a great banana nut bread nose followed by a seamless texture and finished with the spectacular acidity of this near-perfect Champagne harvest. Try this now and then lay some of this down for the futureā€¦ I still have some 1996 left, and they are showing great, as was the 1983 I had last year with the Aristons! (Gary Westby, K&L Champagne buyer)

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Staff Image By: Kyle Kurani | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 3/10/2015 | Send Email
I cannot get enough of the '08 vintage, an exquisite mixture of sun kissed ripeness and shining acidity. The Aspasie is both generous and vibrant, bready notes, baguette,thick crusted sour dough, coupled with a dense, almost glycerol palate presence. Truly a wine ahead of the pack, something that will reward patience, there is already some in my cellar.

Staff Image By: Scott Beckerley | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 8/5/2014 | Send Email
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Another great vintage wine from Paul Vincent Ariston! Wonderfully bright, with stone fruits, lychee and green apple fruit. Lovely, very long and clean finish laden with salinity. A blend of 1/3 each of Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay. The best vintage since 1996! Collectors, take note!

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