Pierre Gimonnet & Fils Cuvée Fleuron Brut Blanc de Blancs 1er Cru Champagne Chardonnay 2008

$72

Didierandnbsp;Gimonnetandnbsp;is the president of the Special Club, andandnbsp;overseesandnbsp;28 hectares of his familyand#39;s vines, many in their home village ofandnbsp;Cuis, where the family settled in 1935. The hallmark of the house is blending; Didier will rarely produce a andquot;monocruandquot; wine in the style ofandnbsp;Chartogne-Taillet; he finds that blending andndash; as well as always including a pinch of juice from his village ofandnbsp;Cuisandnbsp;andndash; brings more complexity and harmonious balance to a wine. All parcels are vinifiedandnbsp;separately, and there is no use of oak in the cellar.andnbsp; Gimonnetand#39;sandnbsp;twoandnbsp;Tandecirc;te-de-cuvandeacute;esandnbsp;are his Special Club wines and the Fleuron. Fleuron is predominantlyandnbsp;Chouillyandnbsp;andandnbsp;Cramantandnbsp;Chardonnay, with the remainder fromandnbsp;Cuis, Oger andandnbsp;Vertus. This bottling was disgorged in 2015, and is just starting to come into its own, as 2008 was a vintage of both concentration and incredible brightness. Expect more on the baking spice and brioche spectrum, complemented by soft citrus tones.andnbsp;

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Ratings on Delectable

Josh Luhn Delectable Pro

Luhn Wine Consulting Owner, Luhn Family Wines

2008 -I love this wine, and this vintage has all the things. Give 20 minutes air post pop. That's if you can keep it out of your gob!

2008 -I love this wine, and this vintage has all the things. Give 20 minutes air post pop. That's if you can keep it out of your gob!

9.4

Fredrik Johansson Delectable Pro

Winemaker Staglin Family Vineyard

Outta magnum. Ripping fresh. Almost angular but just dances along the edge. Yummy. Wanna drink more... in a coupla years...to compare.

Outta magnum. Ripping fresh. Almost angular but just dances along the edge. Yummy. Wanna drink more... in a coupla years...to compare.

9.4

Chad Bowman Delectable Pro

Sales LDF Sales

1500ml's, all to myself.

1500ml's, all to myself.

9.4

Tyler Hensley Delectable Pro

Account Manager at LDF Sales & Distributing

Mag, let's get this party started.

Mag, let's get this party started.

9.4

Todd Alexander Delectable Pro

Hits the spot

Hits the spot

9.4

Rebecca Hopkins Delectable Pro

PR Folio Fine Wine Partners

On the edgier crunchy acid side of delicious but want to See this in 3-5 years earliest

On the edgier crunchy acid side of delicious but want to See this in 3-5 years earliest

9.1

Rachel Gendreau Delectable Pro

Utterly correct, a beacon amidst the weird and wonderful things on the table tonight

Utterly correct, a beacon amidst the weird and wonderful things on the table tonight

9.2

Alex Tugurian Delectable Pro

Oliver McCrum Wines, Southern California Sales

Yummy

Yummy

9.4

N Jorgensen

2008 Magnum deliciousness

2008 Magnum deliciousness

9.4

Anthony Lombardi

A portrait in balance between power and structure. Tart acids frame pure lemon & pear notes across the palate. Some biscuit/brioche notes add aromatic complexity. I adore the Cuvée Cuis & this is a notch up from that one. Beautiful stuff.

A portrait in balance between power and structure. Tart acids frame pure lemon & pear notes across the palate. Some biscuit/brioche notes add aromatic complexity. I adore the Cuvée Cuis & this is a notch up from that one. Beautiful stuff.

9.5

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