VARNIER-FANNIERE Champagne Brut
Blanc de Blancs, Grand Cru, Brut

VARNIER-FANNIERE Champagne Brut

Blanc de Blancs, Grand Cru, Brut
Varnier Fanniere Champagne
Retail Price: $61
DDWA Score: 90
Value Rating: 3
Very Good Value
Wine Factor: 2
Date Posted: December 3, 2021

Delicious Grand Cru, Cotes des Blancs Champagne. However, it’s delicious in a different way than you may expect. Instead of crisp, chalky and “racy,” this is more lush, round and what I call friendly. Could be the lower pressure of the wine, equating to less bubbly. Could be the vintages, 2014 and 2015, in this cuvée. In any event, you’ll like the ripe apple, citrus, pear, fig and peach flavors along with some tarragon, basil and sweet cream sensations in the Varnier Fanniere Champagne. Consider this to be more like a (still) Burgundy than the other Champagnes I recommend.

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