Jean Vesselle Oeil de Perdrix Champagne

SKU #1007759 93 points Vinous

 The salmon-colored NV Brut Oeil de Perdrix is another utterly delicious Champagne from Vesselle. Dried rose petals, orange zest, white pepper and mint give much of its high-toned aromatics, but there is plenty of depth to the fruit as well. Deceptively medium in body, the Oeil de Perdrix possesses striking finesse and exceptional overall balance. Oeil de Perdrix is an old-fashioned style of Blanc de Noirs with just a touch of color from a very short period of skin contact at pressing. (AG)  (11/2015)

93 points Wine & Spirits

 This Pinot Noir gains its rosy amber color from pressing the juice off the skins, carrying some of the flavor of the skins in the wine as well, in the scent of spice rather than the feel of tannins. This is a dry, gastronomic Champagne, substantial enough to stand up to roast squab, contributing scents of red currants, olives and forest mushrooms in a fragrant, spicy rain of flavor.  (12/2015)

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