Grower Champagne

Laurent-Perrier

Cuvée Rosé Brut Champagne Pinot Noir

Shay A
9.2

Fits the bill nicely for a rosé champagne that pairs well with food. I think the color caught me off guard...deep ruby colored in the glass. Aromatically it shows lots of strawberries, rhubarb, limestone and rich orange blossom. Balanced and “down the middle” on the palate...not super light and refreshing (like Billecart) but obviously not super rich and oxidative (like Krug). Strawberry cream, gummy fruits and chalk round out the finish. Quite classic. At the price point, Charles Heidsieck Rosé is my preference due to a more full bodied and complex profile. — 2 days ago

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David T

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Good. Closer to Ruinart in style than BSR. Like both but, prefer the Ruinart for basically the same price.
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@David T : As odd as I find it, I’ve still not had Ruinart’s rosé!
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@Shay A Think a little deeper & richer fruits than this one.

Ruinart

Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne Chardonnay 2006

A Valentines Day tipple with the missus and what a beautiful Champagne it was. Pale Lemon in colour with an ultra fine persistent bead. Aromas of sweet citrus, Nougat, mineral, toast, honey and stone fruit which transfer through to the palate. Needless to say marvellous complexity in this 100% Chardonnay. Fermented in stainless steel and given a full malolactic fermentation. Dosage 4.5 grams per Litre. Disgorged October 2016. One of the 1001 wines and a wonderful treat from Champagne’s oldest firm. Made entirely from Chardonnay Grand Crus. — 14 days ago

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J.M. Labruyere

Prologue Propriétaire de Vignes Grand Cru Champagne Blend

Nice. Better with a little air, (more fruit than toast) 79% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay bottled April 2, 2014. Disgorged May 15, 2019. Dosage 1.6g/L. TLB — 2 days ago

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Ruinart

Brut Rosé Champagne Blend

David T
9.2

Its Friday & this just had to be worked in. 375ml.

Need some acid to marry up to our vinaigrette dressed salad.

The first sip threw a lot more raspberries than normal. Beautiful rich fruits of; blackberries, black cherries, summertime watermelon, well extracted pomegranate, mixed berry cola, cherry kirsch, saline, sea fossils, bread dough to baguette crust, great grey volcanics, excellent, grainy chalkiness with pink flowers framed in red & pink rose petals.

Photos of; the House of Ruinart, painting of Founder-Dom Thierry Ruinart, their caves & Grand Cru Vineyard.
— 6 days ago

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Dom Pérignon

Brut Champagne Blend 1985

So special. Toasted almonds, lemon marzipan, brioche bread, intense dried fruit, nougat. Deep and intense with chalky minerality. Move aside Krug, Dom takes the spot as my favorite champagne house — 4 days ago

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@Arden Barnett @Shay A will be in FW April 3-5 and will visit the wine crew if they are around on the 3rd. Hope to see you...
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@Bryan Kesting : The evening of Friday, April 3rd is the Main Event for the Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival. As usual, a group of us will probably be at Classic that afternoon and then head over to the event afterwards. It’s always so much fun! Amazing food, and it’s only about 5mins away. Look it up online if you want to go, tickets go quick!
Arden Barnett

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@Shay A @Bryan Kesting I’ll check it out! Hopefully tax season will be cooling down by then...

Billecart-Salmon

Brut Rosé Champagne Blend

David T
9.3

It has been a great day hanging out with my love & best friend for Valentines Day. If I could give anyone young enough advise on selecting partner, marry your best friend you love. Greater degree of happiness & success. ❤️😍😘🥰

Love you Sofia and raise a glass of one of our favorite N/V Rosé Bubbles in celebration. Cheers! 🍾🥂

Happy Valentines Days everyone. Hope you are with the wine & one you love the most.

@Oswald
— 13 days ago

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Sofia Jalilie

Sofia Jalilie

Happy Valentine's day sweetheart🥂😘

Moussé Fils

Effusion Champagne Blend 1913

Great grower rosé champagne. Drank on Valentines Day. Light on the pallet, one of the better rosé champagnes I’ve had.

(Purchased at Vintages during the grower champagne).
— 12 days ago

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Robert Moncuit

Claude Alexander Grand Cru Brut Champagne Chardonnay

A delightful selection 👌🏻 Sad it’s my last bottle but thankful it can easily (and enjoyably) be acquired by taking a stroll out to the TX Hill Country to visit Alexander Vineyards’ tasting room. Chalky, Granny Smith apples, nice tartness, good body. — 5 days ago

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Krug

Grande Cuvée Brut Champagne Blend

168ème. From 375ml. Blend of 198 wines spanning 11 vintages, the youngest being from 2012 and the oldest being from 1998. Cork received Summer 2018. Phenomenal as always 🥂 — 2 days ago

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I’ve enjoyed them maybe a bit young. But never bad. Love me some Krug !
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Found some great deals on the 168 splits a few months ago.. 
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Just passed on 3 bottles of 96 Brut. So tempted but, it just got bid up higher than I was willing to go.

Louis Roederer

Cristal Brut Champagne Chardonnay Pinot Noir Blend 2012

A really approachable nose. Zesty citrus a slate. Lovely sweetness and driving acidity. Long and intense, this has great material but is surprisingly open now — 6 days ago

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