Bruno Paillard Première Cuvée Extra Brut Champagne
The family-owned Champagne house, Bruno Paillard works with grapes from its own vineyards and bought from growers under contract. This label is a blend of pinot noir, chardonnay and pinot meunier, which gains richness from a portion of barrel fermented wines and use of reserve wines dating back to 1985. After undergoing secondary fermentation in the bottle, the sparkling wine is aged for a minimum of three years to add complexity. Drink now-2028. (91/100)
Available in Ontario at the above price, various prices in Alberta, $73 in Quebec.