NV Georges Laval Cumieres Premier Cru Brut Nature
Champagne Blend - 750ML
  • JG 93
  • VN 92

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JG 93
John Gilman - View From The Cellar, October 2016
93+ It had been two years since I last tasted a bottle of the 2010 base year cuvée of the George Laval “Cumières” Brut Nature and the wine has really started to blossom over the course of that time. Most of the time... 93+ It had been two years since I last tasted a bottle of the 2010 base year cuvée of the George Laval “Cumières” Brut Nature and the wine has really started to blossom over the course of that time. Most of the time, this cuvée is a blend of fifty percent chardonnay and twenty-five percent each of pinot noir and pinot meunier, and this is indeed the case with the 2010 version. The nose is still quite vibrant, but is starting to open up nicely, offering up a deep and pure constellation of apple, peach, a superb base of soil, almonds, fresh-baked bread and a gently floral topnote. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied, crisp and starting to really open up, with a rock solid core, fine soil signature, elegant mousse and a long, focused, complex and very classy finish. This is just a dynamite wine that is developing beautifully. I would be inclined to still let it sit in the cellar a few more years, so that it can completely blossom. 2018-2040.
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, January 2015
Pale yellow. Powerful nectarine, pear skin and lemon zest aromas are complicated by chalky minerals and white pepper. Vibrant orchard and citrus fruit flavors are given spine by tangy acidity, picking up spice and floral... Pale yellow. Powerful nectarine, pear skin and lemon zest aromas are complicated by chalky minerals and white pepper. Vibrant orchard and citrus fruit flavors are given spine by tangy acidity, picking up spice and floral character with air. Powerful yet lithe and precise, finishing with excellent clarity and length and lingering chalkiness. -- Josh Raynolds
VN 92
Vinous - Vinous, July 2018
The NV (2016) Brut Nature Cumières is terrific. A classic Cumières Champagne, the NV is built on nervy energy and focus. Behind that is a serious core of fruit that is just waiting to emerge with a little more time in... The NV (2016) Brut Nature Cumières is terrific. A classic Cumières Champagne, the NV is built on nervy energy and focus. Behind that is a serious core of fruit that is just waiting to emerge with a little more time in bottle. Quite simply, this is a brilliant Champagne from Vincent Laval that captures the essence of the house style. The Cumières is a classic Champagne blend of roughly equal parts Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Meunier, bottled with no dosage. -- Antonio Galloni
Color & Type Sparkling
Varietal Champagne Blend
Country France
Region Champagne
Vintage 9998