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Comtes de Champagne Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne Chardonnay

9.4392 ratings
9.488 pro ratings
Montagne de Reims, Champagne, France
Chardonnay
Top Notes For
Cody Short

Fresh, vibrant and balanced. Drinking so well in its youth.

Fresh, vibrant and balanced. Drinking so well in its youth.

Oct 24th, 2018
Matt Lasater

Gorgeous BdB that really struck me with its power and intensity. Balanced by a spine of acid and freshness. No oak yet supple, rich, great creaminess and autolytic notes. Layered

Gorgeous BdB that really struck me with its power and intensity. Balanced by a spine of acid and freshness. No oak yet supple, rich, great creaminess and autolytic notes. Layered

Oct 22nd, 2018
Henrik Poulsen

Have enjoyed this several times over the past 12+ months and it keeps getting better and better with time.
Perhaps
@Antonio Galloni
is right with his praise and I should have stocked up better.

Have enjoyed this several times over the past 12+ months and it keeps getting better and better with time.
Perhaps
@Antonio Galloni
is right with his praise and I should have stocked up better.

Jun 16th, 2018
Ellen Clifford

Oh hey. This Comptes talks. It says “I am here” the way landing a proper tours jete feels good I probably messed that ballet spelling. But this wine was lovely and lively and precise.

Oh hey. This Comptes talks. It says “I am here” the way landing a proper tours jete feels good I probably messed that ballet spelling. But this wine was lovely and lively and precise.

May 6th, 2018
Landon Donley

Our 5 year anniversary bottle...it paired perfectly with oysters.

Our 5 year anniversary bottle...it paired perfectly with oysters.

Apr 14th, 2018
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9.7

The 2006 Comtes de Champagne is striking, especially in the way it brings together elements of ripeness and freshness in a hypothetical blend of the 2002 and 2004. Smooth and creamy on the palate, the 2006 is all about texture. There is a real feeling of density and weight in the 2006, qualities I expect to see grow with time in the bottle. All the elements fall into place effortlessly. The 2006 has been nothing short of magnificent both times I have tasted it. Comtes de Champagne remains the single best value (in relative terms) in tête de cuvée Champagne. I suggest buying a case and following it over the next 20-30 years, which is exactly what I intend to do. There is little doubt the 2006 Comtes de Champagne is a magical Champagne in the making. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, Jul 2015)

The 2006 Comtes de Champagne is striking, especially in the way it brings together elements of ripeness and freshness in a hypothetical blend of the 2002 and 2004. Smooth and creamy on the palate, the 2006 is all about texture. There is a real feeling of density and weight in the 2006, qualities I expect to see grow with time in the bottle. All the elements fall into place effortlessly. The 2006 has been nothing short of magnificent both times I have tasted it. Comtes de Champagne remains the single best value (in relative terms) in tête de cuvée Champagne. I suggest buying a case and following it over the next 20-30 years, which is exactly what I intend to do. There is little doubt the 2006 Comtes de Champagne is a magical Champagne in the making. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, Jul 2015)

Feb 16th, 2018
Marika Reuling

Vintner/Partner Reuling Vineyard

9.0

A happy 2018! Cheers from California.

A happy 2018! Cheers from California.

Jan 1st, 2018
Jörgen Lindström Carlvik

Owner, Brix Wine Consultants

9.4

From magnum. Still somewhat shy but wait a few years, and it will show its pedigree quality.

From magnum. Still somewhat shy but wait a few years, and it will show its pedigree quality.

Sep 17th, 2017
Jörgen Lindström Carlvik

Owner, Brix Wine Consultants

9.4

In a sweet spot already. Why wait.

In a sweet spot already. Why wait.

Aug 31st, 2017
Mark Cochard

Sommelier phillywine.com, Chaddsford Winery

9.4

At Texsom

At Texsom

Aug 14th, 2017