color : pale yellow with shades of green.
Aroma : subtly vinous, with a vine and lime blossom attack.
Palate : delicate well-balanced ; leaves behind a sense of harmony, mellowness.
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 94 points - Brilliant maize yellow color. Bright egg shell froth and small beads. Rich, sourdough bread, cookie batter, mineral aromas are vibrantly abundant in dry, bake shop bouquet. Toasty, lemony, tart flavors echo the aromatic aspects to a tee. Finishes long, biscuity, velvety, stone dry, classic. Chairman’s Trophy (Jun 2014)
Wine Advocate 86 points - The NV Imperial is a straightforward, tasty Champagne made in a easygoing style, with good length and a clean, refreshing finish. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2010. (Dec 2008)
Wine Spectator 88 points - A fruity style, with berry, candied citrus and floral aromas and flavors. This seems a touch sweeter than its peers, but that may be the fruit. Has a delicate profile. Drink now.
No tasting note (Nov 15 /200)
Brut Impérial is a balanced assemblage of the three vine varieties disclosing a succession of elegant and harmonious sensations, a fresh maturity, supple and refined lines, inspiring well-being and an emotion which is appreciated and shared.
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