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Category: Prestige Cuvee Champagnes
Product of: France
Launched in 1959, Laurent-Perrier Grand Siècle was the first multi-vintage prestige cuvée champagne. A blend of Laurent-Perrier's best vintage years and best crus from twelve of the most prestigious villages, Grand Siècle is made with a pinot noir and chardonnay, the latter being slightly dominant.
Sampled on 17/05/2014
Clear, pale golden and small persistent bubbles.
Buttered toast, pastry and cheesecake base with ripe peach, pear and faint lychee. Honey and nuts with uplifting lime zestyness.
Ripe pear, honey, sour apple, plum fruit and faint sultana perfect balance dry toast, hazelnuts and mild lemon then lime citrus acidity.
Long, buttery biscuit and lime zest finish.
Closure: Champagne/cork & muselet wire cage