2012 Cuvée des Hussards Premier Cru FJF Frerejean Frères
Named after the light cavalry of Napoléon Bonaparte, in which the soldiers were the first to use the art of sabring, the Cuvée des Hussards is powerful and expressive. This cuvée was created from 85% Chardonnay and 15% Pinot Noir coming from Premier and Grand Cru vineyards older than 40 years old. 2012 is regarded as the vintage of reference of the last decade.
"97/100" Decanter World Wine Awards
"96+/100" Bordeaux Index
Trophy Winner & Gold Medal, Classic & Elegant category - Glass of Bubbly
"Pale and lively. Straight up the nose. Quite different from the wines so far. More lively and tense but good undertow. Fruit not oak expressed here. Racy with depth and undertow. Vibrant "
17/20 Jancis Robinson (MW)