Marion-Bosser ‘Tradition’ Champagne Premier Cru Brut NV

Sparkling Wine from France - Champagne
Review Date : 10-Apr-2017
Bright, full, light golden-yellow colour with some depth. The bubbles are fine with persistent bead. This has a full bouquet with soft volume, showing yellow stonefuits indicative of Pinot Noir, with a layering of a complex amalgam of bready yeasty autolysis along with nutty notes and integrated aldehyde elements. This has good depth and displays a little savoury bottle development. Dry to taste and medium-full bodied, the palate has rich, up-front flavours of yellow-stonefruits along with ripe, savoury apple nuances entwined with restrained autolytic bready and yeasty elements, unfolding nuances of nuts. The mouthfeel is vigorous with positive effervescence and brisk acidity lending freshness and energy, and the palate possesses a fine, grainy phenolic line that carries the wine to a lingering finish of stonefuits, nuts and bread. This is an up-front, vigorous and fruity Champagne with yellow stonefruits, nutty and bready flavours and a lively, grainy palate. It is beginning to show a little bottle development complexity. Serve as an aperitif and match with white meat dishes over the next 2 years. A blend of 60% Chardonnay and 40% Pinot Noir fermented to 12.5% alc., with 10 g/L dosage, the wine aged 3 years on lees. 18.0/20 Apr 2017 RRP $55.00

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