2009 Juillet-Lallement Champagne Grand Cru Grande Tradition Brut - France, Champagne, Champagne Grand Cru (3/3/2018)
Purchased at the winery for $33. This producer does not export their wines to the US. This bottling is 2nd in terms of quality from this small 4ha estate behind their Special Club. A blend of equal parts Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from 40 year old vines sourced from Verzy and Sillery. 6gm/ltr dosage. Pale yellow color. This was a rich and full bodied Champagne. Yeasty notes with chalk, cookie dough and lemon meringue. Firm bead and a long finish. 94 points.