Pierre Paillard

Pierre Paillard

Acte 1 Blanc de Blancs Bouzy Grand Cru Brut Champagne Chardonnay 2009

Unique expression of CH given location and vintage. This has power and ripeness to a degree, but is able to maintain its balance in acidity and dosage, never feeling top-heavy. “Les Mottelettes” 100 CH 1/2015 disgorgement 5g/l dosage — 3 days ago

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Pierre Paillard

La Grande Recolte Extra Brut Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2006

A big , rich, savory, golden Champagne as always — a month ago

Pierre Amadieu

Romane Machotte Gigondas Red Rhone Blend 1981

Pierre Amadieu Romane-Machotte Gigondas 1981 Rhône, France

Light ruby in color with medium intensity and some cloudiness.

Nice nose of blueberries, cherries, currants, oak, spices, earth, wet leaves, herbs, peppercorn, pencil lead, dark coffee and light vegetables.

Medium plus in body with medium plus acidity.

Dry on the palate with black currants, cherries, strawberries, wood, wet leaves, herbs, forest floor, vegetables and peppercorn.

Medium plus in length on the finish with no tannins and tangy raspberries.

This is a nice expression of a piece of history from Southern France. This 39 year old is still showing nice fruits with nice complexity and mouthfeel. Tasty and engaging.

Good right out of the bottle, and started dying after an hour of airtime.

Very enjoyable, even by itself, and better than I expected. Another great experience.

I paired it with a charcuterie board of meats and cheeses.

13% alcohol by volume.

89 points.
— 18 days ago

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Pierre Paillard

Les Parcelles Bouzy Grand Cru Champagne Blend 2014

Very nice. A little more acid than the 2013 which I thought was a little creamier. Good sipping and food bubbly. 70% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay. Disgorged 11/2018. Dosage 1.8gr/L. TBL — 13 days ago

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Pierre Brisset

Les Cras Chambolle Musigny Premier Cru Pinot Noir 2017

Lyle Fass
9.6

Nose took a while to get there and then wow. Crunchy berries, floral, high toned, but reserved and demure and holding so much back. Insane inner mouth aromas, sweet fruit and earthy. Gorgeous energy and minerality. Pure and ephemeral. Balance is perfect. So pure. But all in all too young. Wonderful wine. — 2 days ago

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@Aravind Asok think it will be even better today.

Pierre Brisset

Les Rouges du Dessus Vosne Romanee 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2017

Lyle Fass
9.7

Gorgeous nose. Mid season cherries, spice, mineral. Just opened and this needs at least an hour. Having it with dinner in a few hours. Palate is super. Lacey and so well in it with terrific finesse. Terrific inner mouth aromas. Complex and ethereal. Light as a feather but very substantial and builds spectacularly on the finish. Which is super long and flowing with cherries and minerals. Coats the palate. Brilliant and ephemeral. Will fill out over next two hours and get sweeter and more complex. Tannins are so refined. It’s almost like hi end Champagne. Stunning. My score will go up.

after 2 hours this goes 9.7. Sick. Sick.
— 18 days ago

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Pierre Paillard

Les Terres Roses Bouzy Grand Cru Extra Brut Champagne Blend Rosé

Pale salmon color. Unripe strawberries, green apple notes. — 10 days ago

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Bruno Paillard

Le Mesnil Grand Cru Champagne Blanc de Blancs Chardonnay 1995

Honey coated apple and peach flavors. A hint of toast but the sweet nectar is what really stood out. Still has some freshness on the end that keeps you going back for another sip. — 9 days ago

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One of my faves...

Pierre Callot

Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne Chardonnay

Nose is stingingly mineral. Some brioche. Some green apple.

Palate has some very good clean fruit. Nice yeast. Mineral but not super mineral. Very fresh. Almost like the best clean green apple ever. Like an heirloom green apple.

This is a very well made wine for what it is. For under $50 it’s a good deal. Over that it’s not complex enough to justify the price.

I dont know why I’m having this with sausage and peppers. It’s been that kind of day.

Bought from fass selections.
— 17 days ago

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Pierre Brisset

La Grande Montagne Chassagne Montrachet Premier Cru Chardonnay 2017

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On open this is sick. Deep minerals. Some apple. Really dense. Perfumed.

Palate is almost a sweet fruit. Great minerality. Wow.

Bought from fass selections.

An hour in - Petrified flowers. Silky. Elegant juice. Green apple flower crunchy acids. Holy holy holy crap.

Like drinking perfume capsules of aromatics. As this opens this is a miracle. Like drinking perfume if it tasted good.

A Bucket list wine.
— 19 days ago

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Ok, now I'm scared to open this bottle.
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Some weighty scoring.
Matthew Cohen

Matthew Cohen

You need to open it. Drink alone or +1 over 2 hours. This is more mineral. The morgeot more fruit-driven.

Brisset reborgeon and buffet are all very special and very underpriced (for now). So you want to see what you want to stock up on while you can.