André Clouet "Dream Vintage", Brut Blanc de Blancs
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André Clouet "Dream Vintage", Brut Blanc de Blancs - 2009

Item # 37344 750mL
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Tasting Notes

Structured and dry, yet very giving with lively fruit extraction and all-around appeal. This is a gourmand Champagne to enjoy throughout a meal.

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Staff Pick Notes

The 2005 vintage created something raw and full of potential. Juicy citrus, uncultured butter, floury dough, slightly nutty nougat. All of this is whirling in an air-fluffed mousse waiting to be condensed into something crystalline. The acidity teeters on electrical but makes a healthy pulse for a wine with a long lifeline. So while this shows ample richness and expressive aromas now, what it will become will flatten you. Think of it as a budding orchid, An uncut diamond, A dream, yet to be fulfilled.

- SD

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