Onion skin blush. Fine bead. Clean nose with deep red fruit notes. Strong very clean palate; big wine with red fruits, good acid, and delicious pinot character and good dosage. Overall though it’s a touch one-dimensional and lacks yeast flavours.
Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
Vertus, Champagne, France www.duval-leroy.com
17/20 [tasted 07-01-2012]
Bought www.glengarrywines.co.nz in April 2010. Very good value at $69.90. Stored in a Vintage Keeper cabinet.