Larmandier-Bernier Terre De Vertus 2016 Premier Cru Blanc De Blancs Brut Nature Champagne
Emanating from the prestigious terroirs of Vertus in the Côte des Blancs, the 2016 Terre De Vertus Premier Cru by Larmandier-Bernier is a testament to the maison's commitment to exceptional winemaking. This Blanc de Blancs Brut Nature Champagne, crafted exclusively from Chardonnay grapes, embodies the purest expression of its origin, with no added dosage, allowing the vineyard's character to shine brilliantly.
Nose: The bouquet offers a captivating dance of aromas - from fresh green apple and Meyer lemon to more evolved notes of toasted brioche, almond, and a hint of saline minerality.
Palate: Vibrant and precise, the palate reveals a delicate mousse that carries flavors of crisp orchard fruits, citrus zest, and nuanced tertiary notes of honeycomb, chamomile, and chalky minerals. The absence of dosage enhances its purity, showcasing the wine's impeccable balance between fruitiness, acidity, and minerality.
Finish: The finish is long, clean, and refreshing, with lingering notes of citrus and a distinct minerality that is a true reflection of the Vertus terroir.
Larmandier-Bernier's Terre De Vertus Champagne is the quintessential companion to celebratory meals. Its elegance and purity make it an excellent match for fine oysters, caviar, and sushi. Yet, its complexity can also complement dishes like roasted poultry with a creamy sauce, lobster bisque, or even a truffle risotto. For a cheese pairing, consider a delicate Brie or a mature Comté to enhance the wine's depth and character.