Thankfully the juice inside is top-rate – perhaps the best bubbly yet from Heemskerk. All Coal River Valley fruit (including a portion from the Tolpuddle vineyard apparently) and Chardonnay dominant.
If anything I think this could be quite magnificent with more lees/bottle ageing. Certainly more complete than most $60 NV Champagne (and a quick Google search tells me this can be bought for sub $50 too).
Tasted: Nov 2014
Score: 18.1/20, 93/100
Would I buy it? Almost. With Bollinger available at $54 its tricky. This has more character though.
Buy online: Wine Box Warehouse, Heemskerk website
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