Smooth fruity, sweet , fragrance of lemon ? Good but not for the price — 6 days ago
About as classic as you can get, especially from one of the large champagne houses. The customary plethora of fine bubbles to go along with the light amber color in the glass. Roasted nuts get things started off on the nose but accompanied by chalk, brioche, and a variety of fresh red and blue fruits. Full and rich, she’s a substantial pour yet still lithe and generous. She’s also immaculately clean, poised, and precise. A bit more fruit forward than her peers, there is an abundance of pears, green apples, and lemon curd. Vanilla, pineapples, and biscuits come to play. This is an excessively pretty champagne. Definitely a few notches above the average. — a month ago
Deep scarlet in color because of the extra amount of Pinot Noir with plenty of tiny bubbles. A wild nose of black and red berries mixed with blood orange, cinnamon, and herbs de Provence. This is an intense champagne and it doesn’t skimp on complexity either. Drinking more like a red wine at times, there’s an almost rusticity at first but soon evolves into a more structured and elegant pour. The brioche and roasted nuts are still here on the mid palate, along with warm Eastern spices. Creamy on the palate with blackberries, strawberries, and herbs. This was such a fun unconventional sparkler. — 2 months ago
Really enjoyed this one. Celebrating MAJ! — 20 days ago
Opulent and complex. Green apple, peach, a bit pipe apple, brioche, fresh bread dough, chalk, sea shells, and hint of toasted nuts. Savory and crisp at the same time. Splendid acidity. Super energetic mousse, though lacking a bit refinement.
Base wine is 2011, disgorged 2018. This and the Bollinger Special Cuvée are two of my favorite NV Champaign from larger houses. With 40% reserved wine averaged 10 year old, the CH Brut Reserve no doubt is a better value. — 5 days ago
コクがあるのに爽やか。酸味とのバランスもよい — 2 months ago