Moët & Chandon

Impérial Brut Champagne Blend

9.01330 ratings
8.997 pro ratings
Champagne, France
Champagne Blend
Top Notes For
Daniel P. Drake

Tonight I had a taste for Champagne and I have opened the Moët & Chandon Imperial Brut. A blend of mainly Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier and 10% to 20% Chardonnay.

On the nose there is musty pear, strawberry, bruised apple, lemon, toast and yeasty bread

On the palate there is creamy lemon curd, citrus notes, lemon, brioche, toast and limestone.

This wine is medium bodied with a creamy mouth feel. There is an abundant creamy mousse with medium + acidity that leads to a medium to long fresh finish. A nice ending to a long day doing chores around the house. Continue being safe and have a great rest of your weekend. Nostrovia! 🍾🍾🍾🍾

Tonight I had a taste for Champagne and I have opened the Moët & Chandon Imperial Brut. A blend of mainly Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier and 10% to 20% Chardonnay.

On the nose there is musty pear, strawberry, bruised apple, lemon, toast and yeasty bread

On the palate there is creamy lemon curd, citrus notes, lemon, brioche, toast and limestone.

This wine is medium bodied with a creamy mouth feel. There is an abundant creamy mousse with medium + acidity that leads to a medium to long fresh finish. A nice ending to a long day doing chores around the house. Continue being safe and have a great rest of your weekend. Nostrovia! 🍾🍾🍾🍾

Jun 9th, 2019
Gregory Fulchiero

Still good out of Dixie cup

Still good out of Dixie cup

Apr 21st, 2019
Allison Lyzenga

Medium lemon; medium plus intensity aromas of yellow fruit, green apple, underripe apricot, chalk, intense autolytic notes of hay, smoke, and a bit of cabbage; dry, high acid, medium alcohol, medium body, medium plus intensity flavors of yellow fruit, chalky mineral, intense autolytic notes, long finish; very good

Medium lemon; medium plus intensity aromas of yellow fruit, green apple, underripe apricot, chalk, intense autolytic notes of hay, smoke, and a bit of cabbage; dry, high acid, medium alcohol, medium body, medium plus intensity flavors of yellow fruit, chalky mineral, intense autolytic notes, long finish; very good

Oct 11th, 2018
Jay Kline

So quaffable. Moët Brut Imperial has really become a reliable NV. White peach, citrus and a touch of brioche. Zippy. Long-ish finish.

So quaffable. Moët Brut Imperial has really become a reliable NV. White peach, citrus and a touch of brioche. Zippy. Long-ish finish.

May 7th, 2018
Greg Ballington

Co-Founder of Millennial Drinkers Wine Blog

8.5

First wine on our Labor Day week cruise and from Royal Caribbean.

Pale yellow with tight, tiny bubbles. A touch yeasty on the nose, almost of biscuits and some nutty notes. Moderate acidity (5.5/10) with a light to light plus body. More going on in the palate with lemon notes, minerality, and some floral notes. Seems to be a bit tired. Short plus to medium finish. Drink till 2018.

First wine on our Labor Day week cruise and from Royal Caribbean.

Pale yellow with tight, tiny bubbles. A touch yeasty on the nose, almost of biscuits and some nutty notes. Moderate acidity (5.5/10) with a light to light plus body. More going on in the palate with lemon notes, minerality, and some floral notes. Seems to be a bit tired. Short plus to medium finish. Drink till 2018.

Sep 3rd, 2017
Eloiza Camacho

Has a soft nose with a fruity clean smell. It goes down smoothly and has that dry finish at the end the way a brut is suppose to. Bubbly texture as it goes down with a very crisp sour apple taste.

Has a soft nose with a fruity clean smell. It goes down smoothly and has that dry finish at the end the way a brut is suppose to. Bubbly texture as it goes down with a very crisp sour apple taste.

5 people found it helpfulOct 17th, 2014
Ilaria Ropolo

Moët is not my favorite, but you can ways count on the consistency of this champagne. 90/100

Moët is not my favorite, but you can ways count on the consistency of this champagne. 90/100

3 people found it helpfulJan 8th, 2014
Tyson Torres

Can't go wrong with this bottle. Always a crowd pleaser when on a budget.

Can't go wrong with this bottle. Always a crowd pleaser when on a budget.

2 people found it helpfulOct 28th, 2014
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

8.9

At the Emirates Business Lounge in Dubai. Not quite the lounge services they advertise in their Business Class Service video in Dubai on their website. Overall, still ok. I was looking forward to the world’s only Moet & Chandon Champagne Bar and some 09 vintage Moet & Chandon but, I guess that is really only in the First Class Lounge. I’ll have to settle for this Imperial. Any good lawyers out there want to sue them for deceptive advertising? 🤣 Also, the shoe shine was not included. It was the most expensive shoe shine I’ve had. And, never actually included black polish! Hmmm? 🤔

As for the Imperial, not bad but, not the 09 vintage I had hoped for! Oh well! 🤷‍♂️

The nose reveals, nice light citrus blend, green apple, bruised red apple to cider, pineapple, a little lime candy, tropical melons, some white peach, cream soda, brioche, soft chalkiness, understated minerality, spring & yellow flowers with greens.

The body full and pleasant. Soft understated mousse and delicate on the palate. Light citrus blend, green apple, red apple with a slight lean into cider, pineapple, a little lime candy, tropical melons, some white peach, cream soda, brioche, soft, fine powdery chalkiness, subtle minerality, sea spray, spring & yellow flowers with greens. The acidity not as lively as I would prefer. The finish is rich, elegant but, lacks a certain wow factor.

At the Emirates Business Lounge in Dubai. Not quite the lounge services they advertise in their Business Class Service video in Dubai on their website. Overall, still ok. I was looking forward to the world’s only Moet & Chandon Champagne Bar and some 09 vintage Moet & Chandon but, I guess that is really only in the First Class Lounge. I’ll have to settle for this Imperial. Any good lawyers out there want to sue them for deceptive advertising? 🤣 Also, the shoe shine was not included. It was the most expensive shoe shine I’ve had. And, never actually included black polish! Hmmm? 🤔

As for the Imperial, not bad but, not the 09 vintage I had hoped for! Oh well! 🤷‍♂️

The nose reveals, nice light citrus blend, green apple, bruised red apple to cider, pineapple, a little lime candy, tropical melons, some white peach, cream soda, brioche, soft chalkiness, understated minerality, spring & yellow flowers with greens.

The body full and pleasant. Soft understated mousse and delicate on the palate. Light citrus blend, green apple, red apple with a slight lean into cider, pineapple, a little lime candy, tropical melons, some white peach, cream soda, brioche, soft, fine powdery chalkiness, subtle minerality, sea spray, spring & yellow flowers with greens. The acidity not as lively as I would prefer. The finish is rich, elegant but, lacks a certain wow factor.

1 person found it helpfulApr 20th, 2019
Areta May

Perfect champagne to start the holidays...

Perfect champagne to start the holidays...

1 person found it helpfulDec 18th, 2015