2008 Laurent-Perrier Brut Millésimé

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Sean S y d n e y
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2008 Laurent-Perrier Brut Millésimé

#1 Post by Sean S y d n e y » June 29th, 2020, 4:06 pm

Focused and linear without a huge chalky/mineral influence, the fruit quality is all yellow apple and white peach. There's a really lovely underbaked-biscuit note, as well. Nice mouthfeel and texture - perhaps a TOUCH thin in the midpalate - energetic but not excessively acidic and the dosage is well-balanced. The finish is a bit clipped, but fresh and citrus-laden.

I'd say this has a bright future ahead in the cellar in order to open it up and give it a little more breadth and more bottom-end of the EQ spectrum, if that makes sense. As is, this is attractively priced for a vintage bottling from a quality house, but seems to lack just a touch of the transcendence that all great champagne seems to have.

The maiden voyage for my new GLASVIN glasses that arrived today - will put them through their paces with some different wines before coming to a conclusion, but I really dig the feel of them so far.
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Re: 2008 Laurent-Perrier Brut Millésimé

#2 Post by Pat Martin » June 29th, 2020, 9:56 pm

I was highly impressed with this a few months ago, and I agree it needs more time to show it’s best. The 02 of this is in a great place right now so I’m guessing at least 5 years will do wonders.
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