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Review NV Barons de Rothschild Champagne Blanc de Blancs 750ml

NV Barons de Rothschild Champagne Blanc de Blancs 750ml

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Three Rothschild families, including the two behind Lafite and Mouton, teamed up to create this extraordinary Champagne house, Barons de Rothschild Champagne. This Blanc de Blancs is an exercise in purity and freshness, with remarkable Chardonnay.
About the Wine

The Rothschild family’s signature is clearly expressed in this pure, delicate and complex cuvée. The family’s commitment to perfection, to constancy and the spirit of purity and excellence stands behind their Champagne Blanc de Blancs. Emblematic of the Barons de Rothschild house, the Chardonnay signature here expresses the refined, audacious style which conveys the Rothschild family passion for this Champagne grape.

The exclusively Chardonnay cuvée is crafted from the primary Côte des Blancs crus: Avize, Cramant, Mesnil-sur-Oger, Oger. Reserve wines are used for a minimum of 40% of the blend. The exceptional expertise of the Barons de Rothschild house is a strong asset which enables composing a consistent blend year after year.

Tasting Notes: The Chardonnay is extremely distinctive in this cuvée with intense aromas of rare purity. Dominant notes of citrus mingle with aromatic hints of fresh almond and dried fruits.Very precise and clear attack followed by silky freshness upheld by notes of citrus and white fruit. Creamy sensation of finely chiselled bubbles combines with persistent, distinguished mineral sweetness.

Wine and food pairing: This great Champagne is appropriate before dinner at any time of year, but it pairs especially well with seafood platters in the summer. The Blanc de Blancs is the perfect accompaniment for a lobster soufflé, a carpaccio of scallops or shellfish with a light citrus dressing. Enjoy the cuvée with your main course, pairing it with grilled sea bass dressed with dill, then with a lemon tart for dessert.