Duval-Leroy Brut Reserve
A finely knit Champagne, this layers vibrant acidity and a lacy mousse with delicate flavors of patisserie apple and pear, biscuit and ground ginger. Shows a subtle smoky note on the lasting finish. Drink now through 2021. 35,000 cases made.
The NV Brut Réserve assembles 90% Pinot Noir and 10% Chardonnay from about 20 crus from different areas and contains at least 20% of reserve wines. It is light to medium-bodied, fruity, round and elegant, shows good freshness and finesse and drinks pretty easy. This bottle was disgorged in June 2017 (dosage: eight grams per liter) and tasted in October 2017.