I was very impressed with the wines I tasted from Jean Laurent this year. These Champagnes all possess striking perfume, expressive fruit and a fine sense of harmony. – Antonio Galloni

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JEAN LAURENT NV Blanc De Noirs Brut
The NV Brut Blanc de Noirs offers up layers of mirabelle plums, cherries in liqueur and flowers in a typical expression of Pinot Noir from the Cote des Bar. The wine continues to gain balance and focus in the glass, leading to a graceful, finely tuned finish. This is Lot L: BN 03, disgorged April, 2010. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2014.

91 PTS
JEAN LAURENT NV Blanc De Blancs Brut
The NV Brut Blanc de Blancs is a pretty wine graced with a round, generous expression of Chardonnay. Soft and enveloping through to the finish, the Blanc de Blancs shows lovely balance and finesse. Clean, minerally notes round out the vinous finish. This is an excellent choice in NV Blanc de Blancs. This is Lot L: BB02, disgorged April, 2010. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2015.

90 PTS
JEAN LAURENT NV Brut Rosé
The NV Brut Rose is a powerful, substantial wine endowed with considerable fruit and body. This intense, beautifully balanced Champagne will be appreciated most by readers who enjoy textured, vinous roses meant for the dinner table. This is an impressive wine from Laurent. This it Lot L: R 02, disgorged April, 2010. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2015.