Take five Grand Cru – the best Cru – Champagnes, arrive at a selection that boldly infuses together candied citrus, spices and fruit, honey and a rich minerality, and what do you have?
The Mumm Brut Selection is what! Complex and mesmerizing in its impressive array of aromas, it's a fantastic aperitif Champagne that combines all of the following with blissful assurance: parcels found in Verzenay in 1840, Cramant in 1882, Ay and Bouzy in 1914 and Avize in 1906. In other words, variety is the key here, and it works magnificently.
With only the finest Champagne soils at the root of this fabulous drink, you can expect a powerful bubbly that you can always rely upon. Pressed independently, each variety of grape has been allowed to come into its own before blending with the other flavours. Fine bubbles permeate throughout, and the dress can never be accused of being dull or lifeless. On the nose, the aromas are tangy and alive with citrus fruits such as lemon and mandarin.
Honey is also keen to show through, and a heady line of aromas – including but not limited to white flowers and vanilla – ensures that it all leads into an attack that is bold and strong. In the mouth you'll be treated to a lovely finish. Long and subtle, to get the best out of G.H. Mumm Brut Selection Champagne you'll want to serve it at the ideal temperature. T
hat is, one slightly higher than the industry standard of 12 ° C. Something which should enable this wine's complex nature to make itself fully known.