Light yellow in color. Meyer lemon and apply nose; elegant champagne, with flavors of quince, red apple and Meyer lemon. A little brioche and great mineral notes in the longish finish. Drink as an aperitif or pair with grilled scallops.

WHO: Ayala
WHAT: Champagne
WHERE: Ay, Champagne, France
WHEN: NV disgorged in 2011
HOW MUCH: around $ 46 (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).