Paul Bara

Brut Réserve Grand Cru Champagne Blend

9.184 ratings
9.131 pro ratings
Bouzy, Montagne de Reims, Champagne, France
Champagne Blend
Squash & Root Vegetables, Meaty & Oily Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Cake & Cream, Soft Cheese, Hard Cheese, Salads & Greens, Salami & Prosciutto, Pork, Fish, Chicken, Duck, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Nuts & Seeds, Fruit & Berries, Beans & Peas, Exotic Spices, Turkey, Pungent Cheese, Shellfish, Oyster
Top Notes For
Lyn Farmer

Robust Champagne with 80% Pinot noir and 20% Chardonnay all from the Grand Cru village of Bouzy. Red apples, toasted brioche and candied lemon. Big - it really wants food

Robust Champagne with 80% Pinot noir and 20% Chardonnay all from the Grand Cru village of Bouzy. Red apples, toasted brioche and candied lemon. Big - it really wants food

Dec 14th, 2018
Henry Nurminen

Nice spicy aroma here. Linear and balanced.

Nice spicy aroma here. Linear and balanced.

Apr 20th, 2018
Will Phelps

Joseph Phelps Vineyards

9.4

Right up my alley! Rich/Zingy

Right up my alley! Rich/Zingy

Jun 13th, 2015
Jon Bonné

Wine Editor San Francisco Chronicle

9.3

The fact it took me so long to really understand Bara's wines makes me enjoy them all the more.

The fact it took me so long to really understand Bara's wines makes me enjoy them all the more.

Dec 21st, 2014
Abigail Sharp Kellie

General Manager Dedalus Wine Shop

9.1

Because I'm worth it #treatyoself #bubbles

Because I'm worth it #treatyoself #bubbles

Dec 12th, 2014
Daniel Toral

Sommelier Lippi Restaurants

8.5

I haven't tasted Bara in a long time. I like the rich feel with the acid attack. Coming back into my rotation

I haven't tasted Bara in a long time. I like the rich feel with the acid attack. Coming back into my rotation

Nov 14th, 2014
Scott Wren

Super lush and creamy on the palette.

Super lush and creamy on the palette.

Nov 9th, 2014
Chuy Galvan

Sommelier & Educator Titan Wines

10

And again...

And again...

Sep 4th, 2014
Chris Mazzo

Even better than Vueve Fourny... So creamy and delicious

Even better than Vueve Fourny... So creamy and delicious

Aug 16th, 2014
Tom Kobylarz

Traditional, down the middle and elegant bubbles.

Traditional, down the middle and elegant bubbles.

Jun 1st, 2014