Salon 'S' Le Mesnil Blanc de Blancs Champagne 1996

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Salon 'S' Le Mesnil Blanc de Blancs Champagne 1996

Regular price €2,500.00
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William Kelley 99
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This bottle of the 1996 Blanc de Blancs Le Mesnil Brut was drinking superbly and represents the apotheosis of Blanc de Blancs, unfurling over the course of three hours with a stunningly complex bouquet of citrus oil, confit lemon, dried white flowers and oyster shell, with hints of praline and pastry cream becoming more pronounced as the wine opens up in the glass. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, deep and multidimensional, defined by the incisive spine so typical of the vintage that, here, is cloaked in layers of crisp fleshy and chalky extract. The finish is long, penetrating and saline. Unfortunately, since the 1996 Salon has been traded so zealously over the last decade, finding a bottle that hasn't travelled too far can be a challenge. But from a perfectly stored bottle, this is just the beginning.

| William Kelley

 

 Region France | Champagne | Rheims
 Type champagne
 Bottle size Standard bottle (0,75 liter)
 Bottle condition Bottles in perfect condition. Levels into the neck.
 When to drink 2017-2035

 

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