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1997 Salon - Le Mesnil Chardonnay - France - Champagne - White - Grand Cru

France - Champagne

White Chardonnay - Grand Cru
Producer Notes

With production focused on just one champagne, consistent premier quality is the necessary mantra. Such is the situation for Salon, located in the tiny, quiet village of Le Mesnil-sur-Oger in the highly-vaunted Cote des Blancs region of Champagne. The champagne hails from a 2.5-acre vineyard wholly owned by Salon and from 19 smaller parcels within Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, all of which are Grand Cru... More »

Score
93
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Drink Dates
Comm: 2012-2020
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Source Richard Juhlin
Author Mark Fox
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.098%
Tasted On 06/29/2012

excellant citrus and stone flavors

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Author Dan McD
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.03%
Tasted On 01/02/2011
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Author Will M.
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Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 06/28/2010
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Author Bethfolio
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 85.714%
Tasted On 05/22/2010

Sensational wine. Notes of honey and lime. Delicate and yet full of flavor. Enjoyed it while celebrating my husband's 50th birthday.

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Author hirok
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 03/02/2010
Drink Dates 2012-2020

Tasting on the premise of Salon-Delamotte. Light gold in color. Slow legs. Lemon, Lime, Pear, Honeydew, Mineral, Acacia with a lot of white flowers. Medium/Full bodied. Silky texture. Medium finish. 1996 is better than 1997. But 1996 needs time to mature, so you'd drink 1997 before 1996. By the way, I tasted other champagne of Delamotte and I preferred Delamotte 1999 Blanc de Blancs to Salon 1997.

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