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Vinous: 93 Points for Duval-Leroy Femme de Champagne 2000

DVL Femme 2000_600Antonio Galloni’s Vinous Media is in with a review of the Duval-Leroy Femme de Champagne 2000.

93 pointsDuval-Leroy Femme de Champagne 2000

Deep, powerful and authoritative, the 2000 Femme de Champagne offers striking nuance to match its ample personality. Hints of pastry, candied lemon, white orchard fruit, smoke and dried pear flesh out as the 2000 shows off its class. There is a lot to like here, especially the wine’s engaging, spherical feel. This is the best showing yet from the 2000. The Femme de Champagne is 95% Chardonnay and 5% Pinot Noir from Mont-Aigu (Chouilly), Chapelle (Avize), Terre de Noel (Oger) and Chetillons and Aillerand (Mesnil sur Oger). Drinking window: 2015-2022.”- Antonio Galloni.

Vinous was launched in May 2013 by Antonio Galloni. In December 2014 it acquired Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar and the entire IWC editorial team and now claims subscribers in over 80 countries.

(Dec. 1, 2015)

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