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Champagne Larmandier-Bernier Latitude Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut NV
Stars of the Côte des Blancs famous for Chardonnay, biodynamic producers Sophie and Pierre Larmandier have been torchbearers for the new generation of quality obsessed growers. Their crystalline champagnes are exquisitely precise.