I usually love this wine. 2002 vintage and me, generally speaking ain’t friends, as I think way too many wines’ evolution curve is... not what I hoped for. They evolve fast, and also here, served blind, I thought it was showing to much candied autumn apples and lacked the tell tale sincerity. When revealed I was disappointed. — 9 days ago
Next to Salon this is my favourite BdB vintage drop @ £114 & it's well worth it as a treat 😍
🍷 Golden straw
👃 Toasted brioche, sticky toffee pudding, butterscotch whip, charred citrus zest & crushed rock
👄 Med bodied persistent fine mousse ooozing toffee green sour apples, minerals, lime driven subtle citrus & honey caramel biscuit in med acidity
🎯 Long slight dry minerally citrus, caramel green sweet & sour apple w/ biscuity coating — 16 days ago
Wednesday Wine Committee and what a fantastic line-up by John! Typical format of 1 sparkler, 3 whites, 4 reds, 1 dessert wine. All tasted blind.
Quite fruit forward at first which made me wonder domestic, but lovely yeasty notes and persistent bubbles led me to France. Very nice. — 3 days ago
Pale yellow in color with a golden hue.
On the nose yeast, citrus, lemons, toast, green apples, grapefruits and bread.
Medium bodied with big bubbles and high acidity.
Dry on the palate with lemons, pears, limes, grapefruits, citrus, green apples, yeast and white pepper.
Long finish with limes.
This is a nice and crisp champagne. Nicely balanced and enjoyable by itself or with food. Not bitter at all, which I liked. I didn't care much for the big bubbles, but it was not too bad.
Showing a crisp and engaging mouthfeel. Not too complex, but very enjoyable when properly chilled.
I paired it with a cheese plate and fresh fruits.
Wine Spectator 90 points.
A blend of 40% Pinot Noir, 35% Pinot Meunier and 25% Chardonnay.
12% alcohol by volume.
$35. — 11 hours ago
This is the “Infiniment Blanc”.
80% Bisseuil (1er Cru) and 20% Avize (Grand Cru).
Bottled 4/26/2013 - disgorged 3/2015. Dosage 6 g/l.
3524 bottles produced.
The last of a case purchased from Balanced Wine Selections and as it often happens (to me) this was the best. — 15 days ago