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Gaston Chiquet Brut Tradition
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1.5L SKU 16338
Golden yellow hue, fine mousse. Fresh nose of dried fruit (apricot) with a hint of citrus. Smooth palate (Meunier); fresh, balanced and fruity (fresh apricot, white peach, citrus); aromatic finish.
Lacy in texture, this leesy version offers notes of pastry cream, bread dough, oyster shell and poached apricot, layered with sleek acidity and a chalky underpinning. A rich but balanced style. Disgorged July 2018. Drink now through 2022.
Score: 92, Alison Napjus, December 15, 2019
The NV Brut Tradition is creamy, supple and inviting, all qualities that make it an excellent choice for drinking now and over the next few years. Dried flowers, chamomile, mint, pastry and orchard fruit, along with more exotic overtones, give the Tradition its distinctive personality. The current release is based on the 2010 vintage. Dosage is 8 grams per liter. Disgorged: January 2015.
Score: 90, Antonio Galloni, December 2016
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