Bruno Paillard Millésime Blanc de Blancs 2006 champagne is a pure chardonnay from some of the finest crus of Champagne from the 2006 vintage.

Blend
First pressing only (the cuvée), 100% Chardonnay sourced from some of the best terroirs in the heart of Champagne.

Ageing
Nine years sur lies followed by a minimum of 12 months after disgorgement.

Dosage
Extra brut: 5g/l.

Tasting notes by Bruno Paillard

EYE Intense and bright greeny-gold with extremely tiny, numerous bubbles.

NOSE After the first «salty-iodic» notes quickly escape, its vivacity shows through citrus fruit dominated scents, together with fresh almond. A few more minutes will allow « calisson » and candied orange skin aromas to develop.

PALATE Fresh but generous, harmonious balance, with minerality and a long persistance. A fine and elegant wine which can be enjoyed as an aperitif or through the meal, including spicy food. Avoid sweets matching.

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