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Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Wine of the Month: Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Chardonnay Vintage 2005

This Champagne is subtle and refined. It has been aged for at least 6 years in Nicolas Feuillattes cellars. Crus selected from those best expressing the most exquisite Chardonnay character.

Appearance: Delicate golden glints and abundant, delicate bubbles.

Nose: White flower notes of hawthorn and acacia accompanied by more subtle citrus fruit, pear and even limeblossom aromas.

Palate: Full on the palate. Lively, fresh and powerful on the attack, with a complex finish of citrus fruits and honey.

As an aperitif, best served at 7 - 8°C.
With food, best served at 10 - 12°C.

Food and wine pairings: 
Aperitif: Pear and foie gras verrines
Starter: Pan-fried scallops and tomato and mango tartare with basil
Main: Turbot and a medley of grape and onions
Dessert: Vanilla and salted butter caramels macaroons

Nr at Systembolaget: 7592
Cost in Sweden: 299 SEK
Cost in China: Apprx 650 RMB
Cost in US: Apprx 45 USD

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