Golden with a delicate mousse. Mineral nose with a hint of fresh almonds. Complex, intense champagne, with lots of citrus (grapefruit, Meyer lemon, tangerine) flavors. Long pastry finish.

WHO: Pierre Gimonnet
WHAT: Champagne
WHERE: Cuis, Champagne, France
WHEN: 2005
HOW MUCH: around $64 (media sample)

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Caroline Henry

Caroline Henry is a Certified Sommelier living and specializing in Champagne. Her blog missinwine focuses mainly on organic, biodynamic and terroir wines of the champagne region. In September 2015 she will release the first book written solely on terroir champagne (more details on terroirchampagne.com).