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2011 Georges Laval Champagne Premier Cru Brut Nature Les Chênes

Chardonnay

  • France
  • Champagne
  • Champagne Premier Cru
Drink between 2022 - 2028 (Edit)
CT92.3 3 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 3

  • learningandenjoying Likes this wine: 92 points

    April 12, 2020 - G20; Burg Bowls; 4.5+8*+4*+8*+8.5+4*+4.5=92+. Drank '11 side by side with '12. Light golden color; clean citrus nose with good yeast notes and minerality and florals. Mouthfeel is lean, pure with gobs of effervescence; less richness & complexity of flavors; clean, pure. Finish is enduring; again, clean, pure. All things considered, balance is solid. This will cellar for years.

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  • aquacongas Likes this wine: 95 points

    May 8, 2016 - For this difficult year a phantastic performance by George. Fine, elegant and reluctant. Sharp acidity, ripe fruits and a long clean finish, 94-95

  • AV2012 wrote: 90 points

    March 6, 2016 - Very very energetic and spritzy at this time, very young. Nose of washi - Japanese pear-quince. Very high accidity, even tartness, not giving much at the time, needs cellaring or decanting. With time there grows a nose of pharmacy, also acacia. For the looong haul. 89 now, 91+ after a couple of years.

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  • By John Gilman
    May/Jun 2016, Issue #63, The Bi-Annual Champagne Report Summer 2016

    (Domaine Georges Laval “Les Chênes” Blanc de Blancs Brut Nature) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    Champagne: New Releases and Collectibles (May 2014) (link)

    (Georges Laval Les Chênes) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type White - Sparkling
  • Producer Georges Laval
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation Brut Nature
  • Vineyard Les Chênes
  • Country France
  • Region Champagne
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Champagne Premier Cru

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 17 (49%)
  • Consumed 18 (51%)

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