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Champagne Fins Lieux #1 Blanc de Noirs, Pehu-Simonet

cépage 100% Pinot Noir

info/source From ‘Les Perthois’ vineyard in Verzenay Grand Cru

malo No

élevage 60% is done in oak, the rest in stainless steel

sur latte 60 months

Producer:
Vintage:
2011
Country:
France
Region:
Champagne
Appellation:
Montagne de Reims
Variety:
Pinot Noir
Color:
White
Case Pack:
12
Bottle Size:
750
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic
Import Partner:
Terry Theise

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Press & Reviews

Parker

Score:
92
Date:
2012-12-03
Review:
I find a little better focus in the NV Brut Blanc de Noirs Grand Cru, a wine that impresses for its energy and length. Here, too, the vintage is 2008, and there is plenty of energy to match the inherent richness of the Pinot. Sweet red berries, flowers, mint and a hint of spices are layered into the vibrant finish. Pure, crystalline and impeccable, the Blanc de Noirs is especially gorgeous this year. Dosage was 8 grams per liter. Disgorgement date: September 2012. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2018.

Tanzer

Score:
92
Date:
2013-12-20
Review:
(100% pinot noir from Verzenay, all from 2009; disgorged in January, 2013): Light yellow. Fresh flowers, nectarine, strawberry and pear skin on the mineral- and spice-accented nose. Gently sweet, fleshy and seamless, offering ripe pear and pit fruit flavors and a touch of chamomile. Finishes with firm grip and cut and strong spicy persistence.

Vinous Media

Score:
92
Date:
2013-11-01
Review:
The NV Brut Blanc de Noirs Grand Cru is cool, implosive and surprisingly reticent for a pure 2009. Chalk, graphite, red berries and mint emerge over time, but only reluctantly. The style is big, broad and a bit burly; in other words classic Pehu. The Blanc de Noirs is a wine for the table, where its Verzenay cut will shine. This bottle was disgorged in January 2013.