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Taittinger "La Francaise" Brut NV

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The subtle, pale gold color is punctuated by extremely fine, persistent bubbles rising to the surface in fragile strands. The fragrant berry and white fruit aromas, underscored by toasty, yeasty notes are confirmed on the ample, elegant palate which is strongly marked by refined Chardonnay fruit flavors. A fresh, balanced acidity sustains the whole, and carries into a long, crisp toasty finish of great delicacy.

The Wine Spectator "A round, generous style, offering peach, candied lemon and honey flavors on a creamy texture. Its mousse is refined, and this turns drier on the long finish. Drink now through 2011."

The Wine Enthusiast "From a fine house, this bubbly has classic aromas of yeast and lime, with a hint of vanilla and coconut. In the mouth, it's rich and full-bodied, with delicate citrus flavors and good acidity, but very dry. It's mostly notable for balance and harmony. An elegant, smooth wine with a good deal of complexity and finesse."

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