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Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Grand Cru

$490.00
6 + $441.00 each
12 + $409.15 each
Out of stock

Vintage

2012

Size

750ml

Country

France

Region

Champagne

Description

This is a fantastic and refined Blanc de Blancs. So layered and complex, with lemon curd, chalk, hazelnuts, pastries, baked apples and almond croissants. Structured and tightly wound, with almost imperceptible bubbles. Delicious salty notes at the end. Beautiful. 99 Points - JamesSuckling.com

The 2012 Brut Blanc de Blancs Comtes de Champagne is showing beautifully out of the gates, offering up demonstrative aromas of sweet golden orchard fruit, buttery croissants, peach and hazelnuts. Medium to full-bodied, pillowy and enveloping, it's a rich, textural, vinous Comtes somewhat reminiscent of the brilliant 2002. If it gains in tension and cut (as the 2002 did and as I suspect the 2012 will) with more time on cork, it will make this initial rating seem conservative. 95+ Points - William Kelley, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate