Imported by Adventures in Wine, Daly City, CA.
70% Pinot Noir (all Côte de Bar fruit), 30% Chardonnay (from Côte des Blancs, Côte des Bar and Vitry). 2008 base vintage (raised in stainless steel) with 20% reserve wines (of which half in raised in wood cask). Full malo. Dosage: 9 g/l.
Yellow-gold. Velouté textured and the dosage seems to elevate ’08s floweriness. Toasted beignet, confiture and a honeyed savor. The finish is impeccably dry. Seductive. Now – 2018.