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Fresne Ducret La Grande Hermine 1er Cru Champagne 2008 Wine Review

Fresne Ducret La Grande Hermine 1er Cru Champagne 2008

Fresne Ducret La Grande Hermine 1er Cru  Champagne 2008

Champagne A.C., France

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $79.95

Drink: 2022-2026

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Sparkling Wine

Winery: Fresne Ducret

Agent: Nicholas Pearce Wines Inc

Natalie's Score: 96/100

Fresne Ducret La Grande Hermine Premier Cru 2008 Champagne in an elegant, vibrant and crisp medium-bodied bubble with nutty, lemon meringue, brioche, fine herb, soft citrus and minerally flavours delivered on a fine perlage. Very refined with a long and satisfying finish.

Champagne food pairings: chips and dip, seafood canapes, fruit cups, creamy cheeses.

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This Fresne Ducret La Grande Hermine 1er Cru Champagne 2008 was reviewed on December 17, 2022 by Natalie MacLean

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Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

This is a vintage Champagne that is bold and full of flavour. A little bit funky, with aromas of yeast and toasty brioche, tart lime and maybe some lemon and lime pith as well. Dry, with vibrant, mouthwatering acidity and firm, persistent bubbles on the palate. Citrus fruit is tart and bright on the palate with a softer yeast / bread hint on the finish. Enjoy with any rich seafood dishes, or do a high/low pairing with pub style fish and chips.
"La Grande Hermine" was the ship that carried Jacques Cartier from Brittany to Québec; it's a nod to the link between my family history, in France, and that of my wife Daniella, who was born and raised in Oakville, Ontario.

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