Crystalline appearance with delicate golden tints. The effervesce is fine, delicate and steady. The fresh, rich and complex nose develops delicate notes of yellow fruit including vineyard peaches, pears, and mirabelle plums.
On the palate, the wine shows a captivating balance between ripe fruit and minerality, without being excessively unctuous. Its liveliness provides a rare balance between those elements that you might think would clash. Complexity and vinosity follow the initial freshness to create a sensation of total harmony and refinement. This is a precise, forthright and incisive wine, which reveals appetising aromas of yellow fruit including mirabelle plums and peaches.
The silky, distinguished finish lingers with a fine note of citrus fruits conveying the message of the superb potential.
Composition of the blend:
Pinot Noir around 62% mainly from the Aÿ, Bouzy, Ambonnay and Verzenay Terroirs. Chardonnay around 34% from the Avize and le Mesnil-sur-Oger terroirs.
Pinot Meunier around 4% essentially from the Pierry terroirs.
Food and wine pairing:
A stylish aperitif and a distinguished companion for refined dishes, William Deutz 2008 grows crescendo and reveals its full character when paired with caviar, razor clams, lobster, foie gras, fish, or white meats subtly lifted by exotic flavors.
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