Voirin-Jumel, Blanc de Blancs 1er Cru Brut
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Voirin-Jumel, Blanc de Blancs 1er Cru Brut - NV

Item # 16241 750mL

This 1er Cru Champagne is made in a fresh and friendly style, highlighting notes of bright orchard fruits accented by a light yeastiness and a slight minerality on the finish. This full-bodied wine should ideally be served with food (think white meat and cream sauces or chicken pot pie), though it is a pleasure to enjoy all on its own. No doubt this NV will flourish with age, yet it is drinking wonderfully today.

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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.

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Staff Pick Notes

You may think that Champagne labeled 'Blanc de Blancs' has a singular style with a flavor profile of tart, sprightly citrus, and a general lightness. At least that's what I thought until I tried this Premier Cru from Voirin-Jumel. It shows how wide the spectrum truly is. It's got a rich, zesty character, yet it's still very fresh. The aromas are delicately fruity, but when you take a sip it's bolder than you'd expect. The palate is overflowing with flavors...quince, tangerine, peach skin, and pastry dough. It's got some real body to it. Voirin-Jumel is a family estate with vineyards across the Côte des Blancs, and this Champagne comes from the village of Vertus. Sunny, accessible, and a delight.

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