2008 Champagne Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque Brut : Wonderfully Promising !
Score : 95/100
This Prestige Cuvée Champagne was COMMENDED and recommended as a personal favorite at Social Vignerons Prestige Cuvée Champagne AWARDS.
This vintage Prestige cuvée comes in an elegant yellow color of medium intensity, on the bright shiny side.
The nose also firsts appears bright, fresh and floral. Paddock flowers, fresh zesty lemon coated in a delicate brioche character together with a sea breeze minerality. Fine, pleasing and tempting from such delicate aromas.
The palate follows along with so much freshness, finesse and refinement. It’s superbly floral with orange blossom flavors and driven by a crisp mineral acidity maintaining the zesty feel. Great mineral balance between the acidity, discrete sugars, oily texture and very fine bubbles.
A splendid cuvée all in elegance and refinement. Very fresh and floral, mirroring the flower image on the label. It actually smells and tastes like you’re walking among those beautiful white flowers in a misty morning. Utterly balanced and well rounded, it’s an ode to primary fruit characters, minerality and discrete leesy tones that are just here the perfect the whole.
This should also age and develop wonderfully giving birth to an even more stunning wine. A 2008 Belle-Epoque to enjoy now for its freshness and balance, and watch bloom into what should be a nearly perfect Champagne in the coming decade.
Retails around $120 or 110€. Find this wine to buy on Wine-Searcher
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