Here is a wonderfully ripe, round, fruit-laden and full-bodied Champagne, with a richness unusual for a 100% Chardonnay blanc de blancs. It's so brimming with delicious fruit one is tempted to call it almost fleshy. Seductive and sensuous, with a lip-licking, lingering finish.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.