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    1 465
  • Producer ranking ?

    13
  • Decanting time

    15min
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • Food Pairing

    Seafood, Salads & Consommes

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Design paris

Duval-Leroy continues its tradition of exceptional champagnes with a silk-screened bottle, signed by its favorite artist, the American painter LeRoy Neiman. He evokes Paris, the city of lights, a symbol of "art de vivre" and luxury. A fabulous new collector's item ! The deep blue labelling adds a hint of insolence.

Origin of crus: Grande Vallée de la Marne, Côte des Blancs, Montagne de Reims

Colour: Gold, straw-yellow. Abundant mousse, delicate fine bubbles, beautiful cordon

Aroma: Powerful and elegant fresh fruits, white flowers, honeysuckle and hazelnut aromas

Taste:
Well-balanced,full-flavoured and fresh, with a rich, elegant and silky long finish

This bottle will be a wonderful companion to a grenadin of tender veal, a filet mignon with truffles or even a gratin of langoustine tails American style.

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Vintage 2006

A cold winter and springtime frosts laid the foundations for this vintage of abundant yields (12,997 kg/ha). Uneventful flowering was followed by exceptionally hot and sunny weather, which lasted until August. A dank August left producers fearful but fortunately warm, bright conditions in September redressed the balance. Harvest commenced on September 9th, producing grapes high in sugar level but notably low on acidity. The general health of the grapes was sufficient, producing wines which excel over the preceding 2005 vintage, another warm and ample year. The year's greatest wines are supple and expressive and despite the richness they escape being overly heavy. Overt and welcoming upon launch, the best come with excellent capacity for ageing. Winey, and richly fruity characters, most Champagnes regrettably miss some tension and finesse. Wines of the vintage include Taittinger Comtes de Champagne, Krug Vintage and Dom Pérignon Rosé.

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Latest Pro-tasting notes

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Tasting note

ending

Medium, Round and Flavorful

recommend

Yes

taste

Concentrated, Multi-dimensional, Well-structured, Harmonious, Elegant, Fresh and Sweet tannins

Verdict

Well-rounded and Sophisticated

Information

Origin

Vertus, Champagne

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