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NV Fleury Pere et Fils Blanc de Noirs Brut, Champagne, France

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Wine Notes

This Champagne is made as both Vintage and Non-Vintage (Carte Rouge). Please specify during your search.

Tasting note: Golden hue with amber highlights. Expressive nose recalling apple and pear flesh. The palate shows seductive body and mellowness, crunchy fruit and freshness that lingers. A delectable Champagne full of honesty and natural qualities. (05-Jun-2012) [Gilbert & Gaillard]

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $41   From: $38   To: $46

Score: 86  
The Wine-Searcher score of 86/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
Critic Score
92/100  
88/100  
87/100  
16.5/20  
16.5/20  
16/20  
14.5/20  
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Grape Variety

Pinot Noir is the red wine grape of Burgundy, now adopted (and feverishly studied) in wine regions all over the world. The variety's elusive charm has carried it to all manner of vineyards, from western Germany and northern Italy to Chile, South Africa, Australia and, perhaps most notably, California, Oregon and New Zealand. It is the patriarch of the Pinot family of grape varieties – so called because their bunches are similar in shape to a pine cone (pinot in French). Other members of this family include Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Meunier, Aligote and Pinot Noir's white-wine counterpart, ...more


Region
  • Blanc de Noirs is white Champagne made from the juice of black-skinned grapes. The term Blanc de Noirs means literally 'white of blacks', and is effectively the opposite of Blanc de Blancs. The grapes in question are of course the only two black-skinned grapes permitted for use in Champagne wines: Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier.

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  • Champagne is the name of the world’s most famous sparkling wine, the appellation under which it is sold, and the French wine region from which it comes. While it has been used to refer to sparkling wines from all over the world – a point of much controversy and legal wrangling in recent decades – Champagne is a legally controlled and restricted na...more

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