N.V. Pierre Peters Champagne Blanc de Blancs (France, Champagne, Le Mesnil Sur Oger, Champagne)

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Champagne, France, Le Mesnil Sur Oger

Great bottle. Amazingly sweet fruit and doughy nose. Have had this once before and remember a much leaner. tighter wine. Disgorgement date of 1/2007, so this may be the batch that’s been reported as so-so. My experience wsa anything but so-so. Extraordinary precision and focus and some very nice lemon verbena notes. Certainly steely character, but also sweet fruit to the midpalate and a lengthy finish. Couldn’t ask for more, at least at this price point.

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