1996 Salon Blanc de Blanc Le Mesnil1 Rating
1996 Salon Blanc de Blanc Le Mesnil
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International Wine CellarRating: 95/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 129, November/December 2006 ($300) Green-tinged gold. Incredibly complex, intense bouquet of smoky, leesy orange, pear, licorice, minerals and bitter quinine. The superconcentrated citrus, quince and pear liqueur flavors convey an almost painful impression of extract and positively explode across the palate. Elegant, poised and precise in a manner rare for a wine with such flavor intensity. The vibrant, minera...
Wine SpectatorRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
Vintage ChartRating for France-Champagne: 91 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: too young, let it sit<br/>