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SALON Cuvee S Le Mesnil Blanc de Blancs Brut 1997 Bottle - NO DISCOUNT

SALON Cuvee S Le Mesnil Blanc de Blancs Brut 1997 Bottle - NO DISCOUNT Image

Champagne & Sparkling Wines | France | Champagne | 75cl

£575.00 / £3,450.00 case

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ABV: 12%
Size: 75cl
Closure Type: Cork
Country: France
Region: Champagne
Wine Style: Champagne - Dry
Grape: Chardonnay

Description

96 points Wine & Spirits - "The pure essence of limestone, this vintage is maturing into the grandeur of a great Le Mesnil Champagne while remaining fresh and lively. It offers rich lemon curd and baked apple flavors, chalky power and gravitas without weight. The flavors remain impacted below the limestone earthiness, the wine's structure and balance suited to extended aging."
96 points Wine Enthusiast - "The fabled Salon's latest release is much riper and softer than the great steely 1996 vintage. This suggests it is likely to be ready to drink soon. In the meantime, the acidity is supremely fresh, with grapefruit edges and green apple flavors. And then there is minerality and a tight, structured aftertaste as a reminder that this great Champagne is always going to be more than its fruit."