Guy Larmandier, Grand Cru Cramant Blanc de Blancs, Brut Zéro
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Guy Larmandier, Grand Cru Cramant Blanc de Blancs, Brut Zéro - NV

Item # 15194 750mL

This is from Larmandier's 8-acre Grand Cru vineyard in Cramant, the epicenter of Chardonnay in Champagne. The wine is very dry, fresh and filigreed, with fine acidity that marries the mineral, fruit and toast flavors.

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Champagne with zero dosage is “hypercool” right now amongst overzealous champagne geeks. I say “right now” and “overzealous” to underscore that it’s a wine trend that has engendered some subpar bubbly in the name of purity. That said, there are producers who make zero dosage champagne because it’s compelling and not because it’s “trés chic.” This Brut Zéro is a graceful high wire act between rich fruit and lean structure. No dosage bubbly like this often teeters to one extreme or the other, but the tightly knit acidity threads the needle.

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