Champagne & Sparkling

Salon Cuvee 'S' Le Mesnil Blanc de Blancs Brut 2004

Bottle Size: 750 ml

Rating: JS 98

Year: 2004

2 in stock

TASTING NOTES

2004 Salon weaves together immense complexity with stunning purity and makes instant impact on the nose with fresh-baked pastry and brioche, chalky minerals, fresh white mushroom, cucumber, lemon curd and striking lemon and lime citrus fruits. The palate has an almost smoky mineral thread, toasty autolytic flavors build and expand through the mid-palate, opening to grapefruit and ripe white peach flavours, lemon sorbet and very lightly grilled hazelnuts to close. This is an impressively layered Blanc de Blancs in which bright acidity supports the flavorsome, concentrated and fleshy texture in seamless balance. A great Salon, very composed and complex in every respect, a classically styled vintage in which this legendary Champagne has excelled. It will be a fascinatingly complex Champagne with further age.

James Suckling


Collections: Champagne & Sparkling Wines

Category: 2004, 750 ml, q287



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