Duval-Leroy Femme de Champagne 1996

Straw gold. Fine bead. Yeasty marmite nose with apricots and stone fruits sitting nicely in the background. In the mouth, a touch oxidative, ripe stone fruits and more marmite yeast. Good length with the stone fruits and some florals lingering, nicely balanced with the acid.

Vertus, Champagne, France

17.5/20 [tasted 10-12-2011] www.duval-leroy.com

Bought www.glengarrywines.co.nz in January 2011. Very good value at $69.67. Stored in a cool spare room.

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