Category: Leclerc Briant

Leclerc Briant: Les Crayères

[English] Made of 40% Pinot Noir, 40% Pinot Meunier and 20% Chardonnay. Light yellow golden color with fine bubbles. In the first nose we get mercaptan (thiol) but this disappears after a while and makes place for sunflower oil, clear juice from tomatoes, chewing gum with undertones of raspberry, vineyard peach and vanilla with minerality.
Rating category: 80-89

Leclerc Briant: La Croisette

[English] Made from 100% Chardonnay from plot “La Croisette” in Epernay. Light golden color with fine bubbles. Unfortunately almost half of the content sprayed out of the bottle upon opening.  It took a while for the aroma to reveal itself. On the nose we get flambéed pineapple, warm tones of yeast, lemon zest, walnut and
Rating category: 66-79

Leclerc-Briant: cuvée Divine

[English] Made of 50% Pinot Meunier, 30% Pinot Noir and 20% Chardonnay. Based on 2006 harvest solera vinified with  2005 and 2004. Golden yellow color with fine bubbles and fine mousse. In the nose we get spiciness and vegetal tones reminiscent of Chartreuse, along with yeast, pastry with apple, violin sweets, pink peppercorns, smoked eel, acacia
Rating category: 80-89

Leclerc Briant: Rubis de Noirs 2004

[English] Made from 100 % Pinot Noir . Deep ruby red color with a light brown appearance , very fine bubbles and tears .  …The aroma doesn’t  remind me at all of Champagne — this is Vosne-Romanee with old Barbaresco … Extremely sensational aroma of very old currant jam, dark cherries , dried roses ,
Rating category: 95+

Leclerc Briant: Millésime 2006

[English]  Beautiful light golden color with fine bubbles, fat tears and lovely mousse. On the nose we get pear, apple-fig syrup, date, cherry, light royal jelly, meringue, soft yeast and light minerality. The mouthfeel is soft, graceful and sensual. On the palate:  pear with a honied character, light artichoke leaf, fried chicken skin, candied onions, saltiness and
Rating category: 80-89

Leclerc Briant: Les Chèvres Pierreuses

[English] Made of 40% Pinot Noir, 20% Pinot Meunier and 40% Chardonnay. Yellow golden color with beautiful fine, slightly heady effervescence. Very nice primary nose of white flowers, apple turnover, ripe banana, rum raison without having liqueur character, sandstone, fire, soft yeast, pear, beeswax and light vegetal notes of fern and eucalyptus. After a little longer in
Rating category: 90-95