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NV Delamotte Champagne & Sparkling Wine "Brut" (11/09)

Delamotte Brut

Winery: Delamotte

Vintage: NV

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Brut" (11/09)

Wine Category: Champagne & Sparkling Wine

Grape blend: 50% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Noir, & 20% Pinot Meunier

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Champagne

State or country: France

Price: $53

Cases produced: 4,000

KWG Score: 91.8 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: November 7, 2009

Wine Review: This pale yellow colored champagne with tiny bubbles opens with a fragrant and attractive light apple bouquet with floral notes and a hint of honey. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and very elegant. The flavor profile is a very tasty delicate lemon with a touch of dough and minerality. The finish is dry and drifts away nicely. The panel suggested pairing this Champagne with strawberries or sushi. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: This wine is powerful but not aggressive, with an agreeable freshness, a supple roundness on the palate and a clean and fruity finish. Pleasant and well-balanced with a light golden color, this wine is mature and ready to drink immediately. The bouquet has a hint of citrus, white flowers and lemon peel. The Brut is delicious as an aperitif, and equally delightful with a fruit dessert.

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