Up with the youngsters at the start of CT Texas offline, this was the only Tete de cuvee, other than Drappier Grande Senderre, yet the 2 were very opposite in styles. This was warm inviting and young, but toasted biscuits and subtle yellow apple and tropical fruit, show that this has a lot of maturing to do, but so enjoyable now. The acid and structure are there along with tight minerals and mousse. I love LGD, just prefer lots of time to see its full potential. a great champagne, but will be much better down the road.
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(Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Champagne Brut La Grande Dame) Light yellow color with steady, stately, tiny bubbles; appealing, yeasty, tart apple, light white truffle nose; tasty, poised, elegant, yeasty, tart apple, mineral, very tart pear palate; medium-plus finish
(Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Champagne Brut La Grande Dame) Light yellow color with tiny bubbles; lightly yeasty, tart lemon, baked lemon nose; tasty, appealing, complex and poised, tart lemon, tart pear, mineral palate; long finish
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