Taittinger Comtes De Champagne Blanc De Blancs 2012
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Introducing the Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs 2012, a masterpiece meticulously crafted by Winemaker Alexandre Ponnavoy. This exceptional Champagne, made exclusively from Chardonnay grapes, has garnered acclaim from wine connoisseurs around the world.
In the glass, this Blanc de Blancs dazzles with its radiant golden hue, hinting at the opulence within. On the nose, a fragrant bouquet of roasted hazelnut, vanilla, and a subtle smokiness sets the stage for a symphony of aromas. Layers of poached pear and quince, pastry cream, pain d’épices, and candied ginger dance gracefully.
On the palate, this Champagne reveals its true magnificence. It is sculpted by a vibrant acidity that harmoniously intertwines with a plush, silky mousse, all supported by a chalky underpinning. The mouthfeel is luxurious and enveloping, offering a rich tapestry of flavors.
Wine Spectator’s rating of 96 points aptly captures the essence of this “blond bombshell,” while Wine Advocate’s 95 points acknowledge its luscious and textural qualities. James Suckling, with an exceptional rating of 99 points, applauds its complexity, layering notes of lemon curd, chalk, hazelnuts, pastries, baked apples, and almond croissants.
The Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs 2012 is a testament to the artistry and dedication of Champagne Taittinger. With each sip, it unfolds its intricacies, leaving an indelible mark of elegance and finesse. This Blanc de Blancs is not merely a Champagne; it is a masterpiece, a celebration of the craft of winemaking.
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The Champagne region, nestled in the northeastern part of France, boasts a winemaking heritage that stretches back through the annals of history. Revered worldwide for its exquisite sparkling wines, this region's allure is intricately tied to its unique geographical and climatic characteristics, producing some of the world's most coveted wines.
Champagne's vinous legacy traces its roots to the Middle Ages when still wines were produced here. However, it was in the 17th century that the magical transformation occurred – the discovery of effervescence through secondary fermentation in the bottle. This serendipitous revelation led to the birth of Champagne as we know it today, with its characteristic bubbles... Read More