Laurent-Perrier Brut Champagne Salmanazar (9L)
Elegant and finely knit, this vibrant Champagne is framed by racy acidity that enlivens the flavors of ripe boysenberry, lemon zest, brioche and chopped hazelnut. Spice and chalk notes linger on the finish. Drink now through 2018. (AN)
Wine & Spirits
This wine’s fresh fruit and firm structure match bright lemon zest flavors with limestone severity. The fine bubbles add to the clean sensation of the finish. It’s spicy, tight and formidable, a wine to kick-start a dinner party.
Fresh and crisp, this is bright with acidity as well as warmer fruitiness. It brings out the dry Laurent-Perrier style, balanced by soft creamed apples and fragrant acidity. Light and fruity at the end, it is ready to drink. (RV)
Light gold. Aromas of ripe citrus and orchard fruits, with suggestions of green tea and honey in the background. Supple and open-knit, with pliant pear and orange flavors picking up a touch of bitter herbacity with air. Closes on a spicy note, with good energy and a lingering note of white pepper. (JR)
This 9-liter bottle is called a Salmanazar, and is the equivalent of a 12-bottle case packed into a single bottle.