The 2002 Brut Coeur de Cuvée is a totally hedonistic Champagne. It was picked at 11.2% potential alcohol, where many growers harvest today, but unprecedented twenty years ago. Layers of apricot jam, tangerine oil, spice, vanillin and passion fruit saturate the palate. Still vibrant and full of energy, the 2002 shows no signs of fading. I loved the 2002 when it was first released and love it today. It is one of the all-time greats at Vilmart.
Anticipated maturity: 2023-2032