Louis Brochet, Brut Millésimé Ecueil 2008

DJK Imports, South San Francisco CA.

70% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay from estate premier cru vineyards on the Petite Montagne between Reims and Epernay.  Raised in barrel.  Aged in cellar eight years.  Bottled in April 2009; disgorged October 2015.  Dosage: 9 g/l.

Yellow-gold.  Shows a force of expressiveness and the flavors run to berried melange of black and blue fruit. Bois and leesy elements, chocolate flowers and toffee, and the blockbuster finish is neither paradoxical or ambiguous.  Now – 2028+.

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