Drappier Grande Sendrée 2006
This vintage of Drappier's top cuvée is showing signs of delicious maturity. With tropical fruits morphing into toast and ripe almonds, it's a wine on the cusp of greatness. For now, there is still plenty of freshness there, tight acidity and the ripe character that's typical of Champagnes from the Aube. Drink now, but better wait until 2016.
A thread of ground spice and graphite weaves through the notes of peach, white cherry, biscuit and spun honey in this elegant version. Fresh and harmonious, with beautiful texture to the mousse, carrying the flavors to the long finish. Drink now through 2026.