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Champagne DOSNON  "Recolte Noire" MV  

Retail Price: $50

Value Rating: 2.7

Wine Factor: 1.5
Date Posted: May 15, 2018
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DDWA Score: 90

Good Value

Subtle red fruit scents of raspberries, strawberries and cherries with violets and apricot sneaking in. The low dosage (about 5 Grams/Liter residual sugar, which is low) and earth-driven base wines make for an athletic Champagne with power and intensity. The Dosnon Champagne Recolte Noire is less fruity and more earthy than most Blanc de Noirs for sure.

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This up-and-coming Grower-Producer in the Cote des Bar, southern Champagne, makes dynamite wine, and his prices are extremely fair. This is all Pinot Noir, barrel-fermented and aged (in Puligny-Montrachet barrels) then aged in bottle for 2-3 years (average length of time) with a low 5 G/L dosage. Look to hear more about Dosnon relatively soon, if you follow such things. The quality for the price is hard to ignore.

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