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A.R. Lenoble Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Champagne (France)


In a region known for big, familiar brands that buy most of their grapes from independent growers, family-run Lenoble is a veteran in the rising community of Champagne grower-vintners. This superb grand cru effort is sourced from the top rung in the vineyard hierarchy. Baked apple and bread dough lead the charge in this full-flavoured, mature and complex wine. For Champagne, it's a steal.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More


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