Duval-Leroy Brut Reserve Champagne NV ~ Champagne, France
Only Champagne producer to be ranked by Wine Spectator in its top 100 wines ~ 2008
Currently served on board Etihad Airways flights, in Business Class.
Tyson Stelzer (Champagne Expert and Author of The Champagne Guide) - 91 points ~ "A very strong pinot noir lead in this cuvee creates a sumptuous style of white nectarines and red berries. A fresh, clean, fruit-focused style"
The world’s leading authority on Champagne, Tom Stevenson in Decanter Magazine ~ "Over the last 10 years, the quality of Duval-Leroy has soared and for a few years now it has been possible to claim that no other house can beat it for consistency of style - not even the greatest of the great."
Established in 1859, the House of Duval-Leroy is a six generation family owned champagne-maker. It is one of the biggest vineyard estates held by a single house. Vineyards owned in all of the villages classified Grand Cru of the “Côte des Blancs” and over 40% of total hectarage situated in Premier and Grand Cru villages.
CEO, Carol Duval-Leroy is the first woman to be nominated for the Presidency of the Association of Champagne Wine Producers Association. She was voted 'Most Influential Woman in Champagne' (Revue du Vin de France), 'Belgium Wine Personality in 2012' (VinoMagazine), and 'Top 50 of the Most Powerful Women in Wine.' (The Drink Business)
A premium, high quality famous champagne that over delivers against most of the other premium champagnes in Singapore at half the price. Beautiful quality, impressive!
If you are looking for a Champagne that will impress and is a cut above your standard everyday labels this is certainly a great choice!
Wine Makers notes "It is in this product that one can feel the unique power and character which marks out a top-of-the-range champagne. Consistency, expertise and a creative spirit ensure a success which needs no further demonstration. The Maison Duval-Leroy revels in the art of blending Pinots and Chardonnays. Enriched with around fifteen crus and generous quantity of reserve wines, Duval-Leroy Brut confirms its complexity and is recognised for its consistency".