A.R. Lenoble Champagne Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Chouilly 2008

by A.R. Lenoble
$114.99 $124.99

A.R. Lenoble Champagne Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Chouilly 2008 is backordered and will ship as soon as it is back in stock.

This is a generous bottling by Lenoble from a great vintage, with ripe lemon and apple fruit and a chalky minerality.
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Professional Reviews

Robert Parker

RP 94
"The A R Lenoble 2008 Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Chouilly Brut Millésime displays a beautifully intense and golden shining citrus color. This has amazing richness and gentleness on the nose but, at the same time, delicacy, precision and finesse! This bouquet is perfectly ripe and generous but also fine and fresh, representing the chalky soils and warm microclimate of Chouilly as well as perfectly ripe and healthy fruit. The attack on the palate is as fine and fresh as it is pure, piquant and aromatic. Ripe and juicy fruit flavors such as pineapples, lemons and limoncello intermix with a round and creamy but by no means bold or heavy texture that is actually marked by chalk powder and iodine flavors on the finish. In fact, this 2008 Chouilly is delicate and filigreed as well as firmly structured. The finish of the 2008 is fresh and light but also intense and persistent. This is a great vin de terroir, and to be honest, I couldn't stop drinking it."

Wine Enthusiast

WE 93
" This is a fine wine from a great vintage. Still young, it is already showing great swathes of apple and tight citrus fruit cut with lemon zest. It has a crisp character, packed with acidity that will soften while always there." -Roger Voss

Details

  • Country

    France

  • Region

    Champagne

  • Grape Variety

    Chardonnay

  • Vintage

    2008

  • Size

    750ml

  • Farming Practice

    Sustainable

  • Style

    Elegant , Fruity , Minerally

  • Sweetness

    Dry

  • Body

    Medium Bodied