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Staff Pick

Half-Bottle of Herbert Beaufort, "Carte d'Or" Brut Grand Cru - NV

Item # 35656 375mL
$26.96/ Single Bottle
$323.52 $291.17/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

From a small, grower producer in Bouzy, comes this gorgeous Champagne full of brioche notes on the nose and rich golden fruit on the palate. Spiced aromas adds complexity and the dry finish lingers on. An excellent choice at the table for brunch or dinner.

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Staff Pick Notes

A half-bottle from one of Bouzy's top grower producers? Yes, please. I fell hard for this bubbly back when we carried the 750 ml, but I'll take it no matter what the format. Bouzy, a grand cru village in the Montagne de Reims, is known for some of the best pinot noir in Champagne and there's a hefty dose of it here (90%). Add minimal dosage and no malo and your palate will never have felt more alive. Winemaking in the family dates back to 1599 and is now in the hands of Herbert's son Henri. The Grand Cru brut is a revelation. It takes you on a ride, constantly surprising at every turn. Toasty aromas greet you up front and linger on the palate, followed by almonds and orchard fruits, which segue into a snappy citrusy finish.There's richness and zip, power and grace, muscle and finesse. All in this unassuming little bottle? Yes.


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