Franck Bonville Grand Cru Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne (375ml) SKU #1002263

Price: $18.99

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K&L Notes

Half bottles of Champagne are a terrific thing to have on hand, but nothing suffers worse from poor storage. Our bottles come straight from Bonville in Avize to our air-conditioned warehouse on a refrigerated container — it does not get any fresher! The direct import pricing doesn't hurt either! All of the fruit comes from Bonville's own vineyards in the marvelous grand cru of Avize. It is all Chardonnay blended from three sensational years: 2007, 2006, and 2005. This Champagne has exotic, ripe fruit aromatics and, as the glass warms up, there are also traces of clean clay and earth, just like in a great Chablis. On the palate this Champagne has pure fruit and a wonderful, full texture.

Staff Reviews

  • Gary Westby
    By: Gary Westby
    K&L Staff Member
    This is our most popular half bottle of Champagne by far. The Bonville family has some of the best terroir imaginable for growing Chardonnay: every acre that they own is super chalky, east-facing Grand Cru on the Cote des Blancs. They have been making their own Champagne here since the 1920s, and growing here for many generations before that. This is their entry-level bottling, and what a way to start! It is made of at least half reserve wines, giving it not only the dry, chalky drive that makes this area famous, but also giving the wine toasty, creamy, delicious drinkability. A must try for any Champagne lover.


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