The NV Brut Tradition is a bold, rich wine with plenty of bright citrus, white flower, smoke and chalk notes. Incisive yet also deep, the NV Brut Tradition is endowed with real energy and intensity. Dosage is 7 grams per liter, but the NV Brut Tradition feels a bit drier than that. The blend is 50% Chardonnay, 45% Pinot Meunier and 5% Pinot Noir, with the Chardonnay particularly expressive today. With time in the glass, the Brut Tradition becomes richer as the breadth conferred by the red grapes takes on a greater role.
A cool and restrained nose features notes of yeast, various white flowers, citrus peel and green apple. There is good verve and lovely detail to the delicious, intense and lightly mineral-inflected flavors that display good complexity on the crisp and moderately dry finish.