Wine Review: Camille Saves ‘Carte Blanche’ Champagne NV

The Camille Saves truly stood out at the recent Champagne tasting hosted by Federal Wines. Out of a field of many great Champagnes, this one made an impression and had Glenn and me circling back to the table for a second taste.

The persistent bubbles bring to the nose notes of buttered toast, apple, and citrus. There is something slightly lemony about this Champagne, which I detected both at the Champagne tasting and while enjoying the wine at home. Flint, stone, and minerals round out the nose.  Excellent texture, lasting bubbles, and a long, pleasant finish.

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Katrin is one of the co-founders of Wine Dine With Us. She enjoys sharing her love of wine on the blog, and is particularly fond of wines from Argentine, Alto Adige, and Germany. A lifelong environmentalist, Katrin has become increasingly interested in issues of sustainability in wine and food, local food production, biodynamics, and organic agriculture. When not drinking wine and writing about it, she is a nonprofit professional, specializing in fundraising and special events.

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