Delamotte blanc de blancs NV

Producer | Delamotte

Year | NV
Designation | Brut

Pale straw with lemon and acacia on the nose. Quite full-bodied and complex rather than fine. Some honey and melons on the palate. Very mineral.

Score Note 1Date tasted | Feb, 2009 | 82/100

Made from their vineyards and partner vineyards all situated in the villages of Le Mesnil, Oger, Avize and Cramant. Wines are fermented in stainless steel tanks. Low dosage - just 10% reserve wines are used, to "favour the essential character of the vineyards." The wine in bottle “grows on the lees” for 4 to 5 years before disgorgement, to counteract some of the austerity of the terroir. The disgorged wine will benefit from further ageing for 2 to 6 years.


1 Date tasted | Feb, 2009

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