Laurent Perrier Brut Millesime 2008
Much anticipated 2008 vintage release!
A blend of 50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir grapes were harvested from the most prestigious growths from the Montagne de Reims; Verzy, Verzenay, Ambonnay, and Tours-sur-Marne and, from the Cotes des Blancs; Ie Mesnil, Cramant, Oger, and Chouilly.
The nose is intense and complex, with aromas that blend white peach, grapefruit & pears onto a lengthy textured creamy palate, it finishes with hints of dried nuts and almonds, toast and soft albeit racy acid. Its acid structure lends itself to being very drinkable now, with its good weight of fruit upfront and textural elements from longer aging on lees. Hallmarks of the classic 2008 vintage ensures longer aging is possible with its acidity that is distinctive of many 2008's already released, This is fantastic now and will age beautifully.