The castle of Pierry, an 18th-century country seat, has been the beautiful setting of SommelierS International’s latest tasting, dedicated to Winegrowers’ Champagnes. About 200 cuvées crafted by Champagne winegrowers were tasted in the Kings Gallery of the castle, in the presence of Serge Dubs and Philippe Faure-Brac, both best Sommelier of the World, and Michèle Chantôme, président of the sommeliers of Morocco.
Champagne Le Clos l’Abbé Blanc de Blancs Brut Harvest 2007
Visual aspect : Very pale yellow, silvery tinges. Fine bubbles.
Nose : fine, with herbs and spices, bergamot, slightly citric.
Palate : Pure, with more vegetable notes, citric (lemon, yellow grapefruit). Good presence of bubbles. The finish is superb.
Match with food : combava scallops Carpaccio.
Comments : A very beautiful Champagne.