Honey, ginger, lemon confit, coffee and mineral aromas and flavors come to mind, all kept focused by a firm, tightly wound structure.
Opening out on the nose now...between blossom and mushrooms. Very Chardonnay. Rapier-like, marked acidity and very crystalline. Very persistent...No longer available as this wine is now being aged for release as part of the Krug Collection.
Dried apricot, tobacco, orange peel and spice notes meld together in a Champagne of nearly indescribable finesse.
...A wine of extraordinary depth of flavor, vinosity and class, thanks to penetrating but perfectly harmonious, lipsmacking acidity. Quite dry but with wonderfully ripe fruit. Very firm and youthful on the finish, ...
Opulent hazelnut, brioche and apple strudel aromas..whiff of chalk dust...restrained and notably taut...tightly wound roasted nut, stone fruit and toasted croissant flavours. Fine, frisky bubbles and a long praline finish. Drink now – 2020.
18kt gold color...Aromas of lemon, poached pears, profound nuttiness and notes of nutmeg, toffee and honey... firm citrus, green apple tones, chalk and fabulous acidity... finishes for a mouthwatering 2+ minutes—delicious! (Oct. 2013)