Canard-Duchêne "Cuvée Léonie" Brut Champagne

SKU #1140682 Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

 Bright gold. Ripe orchard and pit fruits on the nose and in the mouth, with notes of honey and candied fig building with air. Lush and open-knit, with good heft and a touch of finishing warmth. This rich, weighty Champagne would work well with fish or poultry in a buttery sauce, or with aged, funky cheeses.  (12/ 2012)

Wine Enthusiast

 Named after one of the founders of Canard-Duchêne, this Pinot Noir-dominated Champagne is packed with intensely textured fruit along with some beginnings of maturity. With its powerful final acidity, it's a food wine.  (12/ 2011)

K&L Notes

40% Pinot Noir, 40% Pinot Meunier and 20% Chardonnay.

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Price: $28.99

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Other White Wines

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France

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Champagne

- The French region of Champagne (comprised of the towns of Rheims, Epernay, and Ay) was the first region in the world to make sparkling wine in any quantity. Today, the name of the region is synonymous with the finest of all sparkling wines, and winemaking traditions of Champagne have become role models for sparkling wine producers, worldwide. Surprisingly, the region of Champagne is now responsible for only one bottle in 12 of all sparkling wine produced. Styles of champagne range from the basic brut (often blends of several vintages), single vintage champagnes, and rose. View our bestselling Champagne.