Joseph Perrier, Brut Millésimé ‘Cuvée Royale’ Châlons-en-Champagne 2004

Imported by Thenoit USA, San Rafael CA.

50% Chardonnay, 41% PN, 9% Meunier.  From either premier or grand cru sites, including Le Mesnil sur Oger, Chouilly, Bergères les Vertus, Cumières, Mailly-Champagne, Rilly la Montagne, Sacy.

Fifteen years on.

Yellow-gold.  Lees and silk, a beneficent harbor of welcome.  Loomi, sencha and burdock root in the gorgeously verdant expressiveness of the vintage.  Such vitality and lift!  At its peak.  Now.

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