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Taittinger Blanc de Blancs 1993

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Produced only in vintage years from the first pressing of Chardonnay grapes, this is a delicate, refined and complex Champagne marked by white and tropical fruit flavors with notes of toast.

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With varietals consisting of 50% Pinot Noir, 15% Pinot Meunier and 35% Chardonnay, the Taittinger vineyard is an unsurpassed example of that House's own style of wine, in which Chardonnay plays such a significant role. The vineyard's own production is supplemented by contractual acquisition of grapes from independent suppliers operating the finest vineyards in Champagne. In proportio... Read more
With varietals consisting of 50% Pinot Noir, 15% Pinot Meunier and 35% Chardonnay, the Taittinger vineyard is an unsurpassed example of that House's own style of wine, in which Chardonnay plays such a significant role. The vineyard's own production is supplemented by contractual acquisition of grapes from independent suppliers operating the finest vineyards in Champagne. In proportion to its size, Taittinger is, amongst the great Champagne houses, one of the growers with the largest supply from the Côte des Blancs, the preferred place of origin of the Chardonnay grands crus. . Read less
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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/22/2010

Pale color. Knockout aromas of lime blossom, orange peel, minerals and cilantro. Almost painfully intense on entry, then rich and superconcentrated. Vibrant flavors of orange pith, lime and mint offer great thrust without any heaviness. Extraordinari... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Champagne Blend wine from Champagne in France. 1993 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne 750ml



Produced only in vintage years from the first pressing of Chardonnay grapes, this is a delicate, refined and complex Champagne marked by white and tropical fruit flavors with notes of toast.

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