Larmandier-Bernier 'Les Chemins d'Avize' Grand Cru Extra Brut Champagne 2012
96 Points Wine Advocate
Disgorged in March 2018 to be released later this year is the 2012 Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Les Chemins d'Avize an impressive wine that wafts from the glass with scents of almond paste pear lemon and crushed chalk that are gently wood-inflected at this early stage though I expect that will be hard to discern with a few more months on cork. On the palate the wine is medium to full-bodied rich and textural with a deep and multidimensional core and a precise lively finish. I'm looking forward to revisiting it.