Laurent Perrier

Laurent-Perrier Demi-Sec Champagne

Laurent-Perrier Demi-Sec is an award winning champagne for those sweeter occasions. It is pleasant and would make a nice accompaniment to Thai and spicy Chinese food. Ratings are available for Laurent-Perrier Demi-Sec.

Laurent-Perrier Demi-Sec
Sweetness Level:
Category: Basic Prestige Cuvée: No
Ratings (on a scale of 100)
Champagne 411 87 Dec. 2013   Average Retail Price
Wine Enthusiast 85 12/01/04   (750 ml bottle) $40
Wine Spectator 87 11/30/05    

Tasting Notes
Appearance: Medium straw gold with somewhat shy medium bubbles.
Aroma/bouquet: Pineapple, lemon, pear, honey, yeast. Sweetness and minerality on the nose.
Palate: Tropical fruit, apple, coconut. Nice balance of sweetness and acidity.
Additional comments: Pleasant. Would make a nice accompaniment to Thai and spicy Chinese food. Somewhat light for a demi-sec. Serve very chilled. If you don't like some residual sugar, this is probably not for you.
When to drink: Laurent-Perrier Demi-Sec Champagne is ready to drink at release.

Demi-Sec Details
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Label: Laurent-Perrier Demi-Sec
Wine Category:
Sparkling Wine
Region & Country:
Champagne, France
Type (Style):
Sweetness Level: Demi-Sec
Dosage: 40 grams per liter
Prestige cuvée: No
Vineyards: NA
Grapes: 45% Chardonnay, 35% Pinot Noir, 20% Pinot Meunier
Alcohol: 12%

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Laurent-Perrier Demi-Sec

Laurent-Perrier uses the méthode champenoise for their champagne production. Demi-sec is composed of 45% Chardonnay, 35% Pinot Noir and 20% Pinot Meunier. Grapes from more than 55 crus are often used in the blend. Initial fermentation is in stainless steel. Bottle fermentation on the lees is a minimum of 3 years. The dosage is composed of cane sugar syrup and wine from the same cuvee for a sugar content of 40 grams per liter.

Award Organization
Award Year
Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 Silver
International Wine & Spirit Competition 2012 Silver
International Wine Challenge 2012 Silver
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