Roger Pouillon et Fils, Brut Cuvée de Réserve Mareuil-sur-Aÿ

Roger Pouillon Reserve NV

Wine Warehouse, Los Angeles CA.

80% Pinot Noir, 15% Chardonnay, 5% Pinot Meunier. All estate fruit from Aÿ, Mareuil sur Aÿ, Mesnil sur Oger, Tauxières, Mutigny, Avenay Val d’Or, Epernay, Festigny. Mostly raised in steel, 15% fermented in barrel. 2010 release. Organic/BIO.

Yellow-gold. The secondaries are on display now: cheese toast and wet straw over the vivid red-berry notes of the Grande Vallé. Layered and textural and deeply flavored. The finish is old-school, with all the restraint and detail of your grandfather’s champagne. Now.

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