Bruno Paillard, 2008, NPU, Champagne, France, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, White Wine


$939.99 x 1

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1 PACK, 1500ml BOTTLES, $939.99 EACH
Bruno Paillard
Champagne, France
Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier

The cuvée N.P.U. - «Nec Plus Ultra», was born from the desire to create, whatever the costs and constraints, the greatest wine from Champagne. To do this, the most demanding choices have been made at all stages of its development. From this crazy dream is born a Champagne with the most absolute vinification...


Deep, bright yellow gold with fine, shimmering effervescence gently and gracefully rising in the glass. At first, notes of incredibly fresh red fruits (redcurrants, raspberries, blueberries, wild strawberries) mixed with stone fruits (Bigarreau cherries) and candied orange peel. Little by little, the aromas of fresh ginger and peppermint unfold, evolving towards slightly more smoky characters and notes of cocoa powder and quince paste revived by fresh honeysuckle.


The attack is precise and fresh, powerful and serene all at once. The vivacity of the vintage shows a delightful balance allowing the depth of the wine to be further explored supported by its silky texture. The nose and widely complex, aromatic palate continue to develop into a long, lingering finish.


95 Points, James Suckling

Figs, quince, toast, hazelnuts, walnuts and white chocolate on the nose. It’s medium-bodied, focused and full of energy, with persistent layers of dried fruit and nuts, accompanied by very fine bubbles. Long. Dry and mineral on the finish. Chardonnay and pinot noir. Drink now or hold. 


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