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  • Decanting time

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  • When to drink

    Now-2030
  • Food Pairing

    Smoked salmon canape, Poulet aux Chanterelles & Tuna pastrami

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The Story

Amazon de Palmer really well deserves the expression “a champagne of exception”: an amazing oval-shaped bottle, the exclusive choice of Grands and first crus creating the assemblage, a long ageing for a decade on the deposit and pure sediments of the wine in the chalky deep cellars, a manual remuage (riddling) on wooden desks according to the traditional champenoise method.
 

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Wine Information

This prestigious cuvée is a blending in equal parts of Pinot and Chardonnay of the finest Reserve wines of the House (from a selection secretly kept): an accurate craftsman work, a tailor-made assemblage.

Tasting notes
This champagne sparkles with a so nice and pure amber color. It is enlightened by a fountain of fine and tiny bubbles. It develops an outstanding aromatic complexity: the nose evokes first fresh fruit (pear, grape), and then dried fruit (walnut, almond, hazelnut) and finally candied fruit notes. A touch of buttered and toasty notes.
Smooth, generous, on the palate you will enjoy a long persistency while playing on an incomparable freshness.

The bubble is creamy: this sublime champagne gently reaches its fullness in a "very beautiful style, long and ample of gastronomy" (Revue des Vins de France).
A true champagne of pleasure for amateurs.

The Food Pairing
A wine of exception always deserves an exceptional food pairing. Amazone de Palmer enhances Caviar, lobsters à la Mode de Bretagne. It goes well with white meats and will surely enlighten a roasted fat-hen when Christmas time comes or sweetbreads with truffles.

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Written Notes

Bright yellow colour. Rich, toasty nose with brioche and citrus. Dry, rich creamy mousse, lovely lemony taste and elegantly rich texture. Lingering toasty and minty finish. JL 92 (Oct 2021)

  • 92p

Prestige cuvée in an oval bottle. A blend of reserve wines made every five to six years. Montagne de Reims, 50:50 Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. A blend of 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2006. 11 years on the lees. Disgorged 2018. 8,000 bottles for the world per year. L18135.
Deep straw. Slightly cheesy nose. Big grip on the palate. Not quite integrated yet.
Drink2022–2030
£98 RRP

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Origin

Reims, Champagne

Drinking temperature

6-8C

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