Score : 94+/100
This Prestige Cuvée Champagne was COMMENDED at Social Vignerons Prestige Cuvée Champagne AWARDS.
This is a Non-Vintage cuvée
This Prestige cuvée by Palmer & Co comes in a rather intense gold color, bright and shiny.
The aromatic profile displays very intense notes of roasted nuts and intense brown honey or light caramel. Some confit lime peel scents provide a warming ripe fruit element, while intense spiciness, clove and white pepper intensifies the whole nose. Deep, powerful, and layered smell you could spend minutes unveiling and exploring.
The palate surprises with the freshness of its feel: concentrated acidity freshens up the sensation and make for lively experience. Dry and driven by an acidity perfectly matched by very discrete sugars and a rather full body. Luscious lemon marmalade marries intense spices. Plenty of complex oaky and spicy tones: clove again with nutmeg. It’s a warming, yet fresh and refined lemon-scented Christmas pudding cake, with vanilla and oaky richness on top. Add to the pictures a few layers of evolution that provide great depth and enjoyable savory touch and umami touches: truffle and forest floor most probably given by the older wines in the blend.
A delightful complex, powerful flavored sparkling wine showing great composure thanks to an excellent balance between freshness and richness. A rather oaky style of Prestige cuvée, but that let the ripe fruit and minerality shine through.
Retails around $125 or 60€. Find this wine to buy on Wine-Searcher