1999 Salon, Le Mesnil

1999 Salon, Le Mesnil
Salon, Le Mesnil 6x75

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Case size: 6 / Bottle size: 750ml

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Tasting Notes

Critics Score: 95

Publication: David Schildknecht, Wine Advocate

Drinking Dates: 2013-2023

The Salon 1999 Brut Le Mesnil – disgorged already in 2011 and dosed with a pretty typical six grams of residual sugar – displays faintly fusil and quarry dust notes as well as hickory nut, almond, walnut and toasted wheat piquancy on the nose. Polished and subtly creamy in texture yet brightly juicy with apple and lemon, this displays an uncanny sense of lift and refinement, perfectly complementing the honeysuckle and heliotrope perfume that waft inner-mouth. You could lose yourself in the ineffability of this wine’s floral diversity and in its resonantly nut and grain low tones. Hints of apple pip lend subtle additional piquancy on a long and at once soothing as well as stimulating finish, with suggestions of oyster liquor becoming prominent as the bottle stands open for a few minutes, and serving to milk the salivary glands for all that they are worth. Follow this for at least a decade.

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Salon, Le Mesnil
Case size:6x75
Region:Champagne
Vintage:1999