Henriot, Cuvee des Enchanteleurs Brut 1998

Pale gold with fine effervescence and an attractive cordon of mousse. Discreet notes of candied citrus, hazelnut and pastries enhance a bouquet dominated by honey. The nose is ripe, very fine, a sign of attractive aromatic evolution. This mature, well balanced, elegant wine has a lively, frank attack typical of the great vintages. Roasted, toasty aromas, butter and pastry together with fragrances of citrus and wild peach create rich, aromatic complexity leading on to flavors of honey and delicate exotic notes. The length is superbwith aromas of pastries, fine touches of hazelnut and honey to complete this magnificent "cuvee."

50-50 blend of chardonnay and pinot noir from grands crus in the Montagne de Reims and Côte des Blancs, this emphasizes chardonnay in mature scents of golden delicious apple crisp and ripe Bosc pear. Pinot noir gives it muscle, guiding the wine’s richness toward meaty dishes like pheasant roasted with morels. Acidity zips up the finish, keeping the nutty, caramelized aspects in check. A mouthwatering wine at a delicious moment of maturity.

Champagne, France

50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir



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