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2007 Legras & Haas NV / Cynthia Sin-Yi Cheng
2007 Legras & Haas NV / Cynthia Sin-Yi Cheng
December 22, 2014

SIP Fine Wine

Legras & Haas Blanc de Blancs NV

Cynthia Sin-Yi Cheng

Chouilly will Always Be My True Love

Ten years ago, I tasted a champagne from the Grand Cru village of Chouilly during a dinner at the three-star Michelin establishment, Ledoyen, in Paris. I was so taken by the wine I went to Chouilly a few days later in search of the producer, Legras & Haas. Unfortunately, it was a Sunday and they were closed. But, Chouilly never left my mind. Any time I see a blanc de blancs from Chouilly, I jump on the chance to taste the wine. So, imagine my serendipitous joy in finding the 2007 Legras & Haas on the wine list at Daadler in Amsterdam last month. The best meal of my trip with my true-love wine. Surety with ease and grace is what I adore about Chouilly. Head held up high without a hint of arrogance or pretense. Eternally charming.

Legras & Haas Blanc de Blancs NV ($56)

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