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NV Besserat de Bellefon Champagne & Sparkling Wine "Cuvee des Moines Blanc de Blancs Brut" Dec 11

Besserat de Bellefon Cuvee des Moines Blanc de Blancs

Winery: Besserat de Bellefon

Vintage: NV

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Cuvee des Moines Blanc de Blancs Brut" Dec 11

Wine Category: Champagne & Sparkling Wine

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Champagne

State or country: France

Price: $62

Cases produced: 10,000

KWG Score: 90.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: December 12, 2011

Wine Review: This light yellow colored Champagne displays lots of bubbles. It opens with a mild bread dough bouquet with a hint of lemon. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied and slightly acidic. The flavor profile is a lively lemon with notes of minerality and a touch of green apple. The finish is quite dry and its flavors linger for some time. I would pair this nice sparkler with broiled scallops. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: The colour is a very pure bright yellow. A froth of light bubbles forming a discreet ring in the glass. Intense nose revealing fresh citrus notes admirably matched with floral notes (honeysuckle, acacia) and well-developed toasted aromas. Ample, well-structured palate. The minerality of these great Chardonnays harmonizes magnificently with hints of dry fruit (apricot) and honey notes appearing in mid-palate. The finish is fresh, persistent and light. A champagne for special occasions, an ideal accompaniment to light dishes, seafood and fish.

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