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2016 Georges Laval Champagne Premier Cru Brut Nature Les Chênes

Chardonnay

  • France
  • Champagne
  • Champagne Premier Cru
Drink between 2026 - 2044 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 2

  • finediningnyc Likes this wine:

    March 11, 2022 - Showing very young, but with sufficient air and a Burgundy glass it does offer plenty of joy now. Its floral, doughy and green fruited with serious power and intensity, and albeit austere on the mineral laced finish, it has good length and persistence. Time will do this bottling well.

  • KeithAkers wrote: 94 points

    May 31, 2021 - Toasting to the start of new adventures (Ok Omens, Portland Oregon): Nose: The nose is pristine and deep with loads of Saline, pears, apples, Meyer lemons, warm dough, flint, acacia flowers, and fresh baked biscuits. This is a nose to get lost in as it shows off excellent layering and poise already.

    Taste: The feel is Medium bodied with sharp, high acidity. There is a real beauty to the feel with Meyer lemons, pears, apples, saline, acacia flowers, warm dough, and fresh baked biscuits.

    Overall: This is a flat out gorgeous champagne. It could use a few more years to round into form but it is tremendous already. This isn’t a Laval that pushes extremes and instead it is one that aims to be pristine and expressive.

    1 person found this helpful Comment

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    Champagne: 2020 New Releases (Nov 2020), 11/1/2020 (link)

    (Georges Laval Brut Nature Les Chênes Sparkling White) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By John Gilman
    May/Jun 2020, Issue #87, Recently- Tasted Champagne And Sparkling Wines Spring 2020

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

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2016
  • 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 14 (8%)
  • In Cellars 125 (70%)
  • Consumed 40 (22%)

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