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December 12, 2006

NV Michel Turgy, Champagne a Mesnil sur Oger Blanc de Blancs Brut

Champagne at its most unpretentious. This 100% chardonnay from the sacred southern Champagne site of Mesnil sur Oger, shows the hallmark toasted walnut and sourdough aromas of delicious blanc de blancs--lemony in taste with hints of creamery butter and tart minerality. It has surprising power in the finish, perhaps from a lower dosage that leaves the wine dry, crisp, and very clean.

2 Comments:

Blogger HV said...

dude, it's noon. did you have it for breakfast?

1:52 PM  
Blogger HV said...

btw, while the estate is in flux they can't vintage so it's essentially vintage champers for NV numbers. Plus, it's sex on a stick.

1:54 PM  

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