Review: NV Lanson Brut Black Label Champagne

Review: NV Lanson Brut Black Label Champagne

Lanson Black Label Brut NV

I was unfamiliar with the Lanson Champagne house before this bottle showed up. Now color me a fan. Founded in 1760, this house is actually the world’s fourth oldest, and it was family owned until 1980 (when it changed hands many times).

Lanson’s flagship Brut bottling is a classically composed, non-vintage wine of 35% Chardonnay, 50% Pinot Noir, and 15% Pinot Meunier, aged for three years. The wine is fresh and fruity, with a moderate level of fizz. Fresh apple notes form the core, with grassy and mineral characteristics coming on later. Refreshing and well balanced.

A- / $40 /

NV Lanson Brut Black Label Champagne




Christopher Null is the founder and editor in chief of Drinkhacker. A veteran writer and journalist, he also operates Null Media, a bespoke content creation company.

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