Laurent-Perrier


Laurent-Perrier Ultra Brut Nature|Brut Nature|NV

Descriptors & Texture

Descriptors & Texture


Chardonnay Dominant

Winemaking

Winemaking


Aged 6 Years on Lees

Earth

Earth


Mineral

Stone Fruit

Stone Fruit


Peach

Citrus Fruit

Citrus Fruit


Citrus

Tours-Sur-Marne

Tours-Sur-Marne

What to expect


The Ultra Brut is bright and aromatic on the nose, some citrus notes, white peach and florals are noted with a light mineral flint. The palate is refined, clean and has great length. 

What is Ultra Brut or Brut Nature? It is a category of champagne that is noted for not adding any sugar. Essentially, the Laurent-Perrier team select the parcels of fruit which exhibit the ripest parcels and lowest acidity to find natures harmony. This wine was launched in 1981 and for the team at Emperor, this stands as a great illustration of how to achieve great expression from the vineyards without masking it with sugar. This is a blend of 55% Chardonnay and 45% Pinot noir. Aged for a minimum of 6 years and is a blend of over 15 Crus.

$99.00

Club Price $94.05 (?)

Descriptors & Texture

Descriptors & Texture


Chardonnay Dominant

Winemaking

Winemaking


Aged 6 Years on Lees

Earth

Earth


Mineral

Stone Fruit

Stone Fruit


Peach

Citrus Fruit

Citrus Fruit


Citrus

What to expect


The Ultra Brut is bright and aromatic on the nose, some citrus notes, white peach and florals are noted with a light mineral flint. The palate is refined, clean and has great length. 

What is Ultra Brut or Brut Nature? It is a category of champagne that is noted for not adding any sugar. Essentially, the Laurent-Perrier team select the parcels of fruit which exhibit the ripest parcels and lowest acidity to find natures harmony. This wine was launched in 1981 and for the team at Emperor, this stands as a great illustration of how to achieve great expression from the vineyards without masking it with sugar. This is a blend of 55% Chardonnay and 45% Pinot noir. Aged for a minimum of 6 years and is a blend of over 15 Crus.

About the house 

About the house 


Food suggestion

Quite often people do not realise why they like a certain champagne brand. Some houses focus on the pinot noir grape in their champagnes which provides big, round and powerful cuvées and some houses focus on Chardonnay which provides more mineral drive, citrus and elegance. If you prefer the latter, then perhaps consider a bottle of Laurent-Perrier as your 'go-to' entertaining wine. This maison has a serious history but over the last 100 years has had a long line of influential women at its helm (Mathilde Emilie Perrier in 1812 and later in 1938 Marie-Louise Lanson de Nonancourt), and we cannot help but think that this has influenced the style – graceful, elegant and sophisticated. Of the larger maisons in champagne this is more subtle and understated in its profile. This may be to your preference and it is an affordable champagne label.

Food suggestion


Pair this mineral driven delight with some Sushi - California rolls with crispy seaweed.