Lovely salmon color and fine mousse. Strawberries and ripe raspberries and some brioche on the nose. Crisp with great weight. Flavors of ripe red fruit (strawberries, raspberries) and warm brioche, great minerality in the finish leave the palate very clean. Pair with fresh salmon.

WHO: Ayala
WHAT: Champagne
WHERE: Ay, Champagne
WHEN: NV disgorged in 2011
HOW MUCH: around $102 (media sample)