Category: Moutard-Diligent

Moutard: Climat de Champagne – Les Riceys

Made of 100% Pinot Noir from Les Riceys, harvest 2014. Dosage of 0.4 grams. Light golden color with fine bubbles and soft mousse. On the nose you get Golden Delicious apple, raspberry, blueberry, licorice, cake, melon, apple and cherry in syrup and mocha ice cream. The mouthfeel is soft and generous. On the palate you
Rating category: 80-89

Moutard: Climat de Champagne – Vignes Chiennes

Made of 100% Chardonnay from plot “Vignes Chiennes” of harvest 2014. 0.2 grams of dosage. Yellow golden color with a reflection of green with very fine bubbles. The first nose was like smelling a nice but young  Chablis Grand Cru with the typical wood and smoky tones. This wine opened up quite fast and showed
Rating category: 80-89

Moutard: 6 cépages Rosé 2010

Made of Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir, Arbanne and Petit Meslier with about 10% rouge de Buxueil added. Brut nature. The color is gold with red-copper reflections, hardly rose but very luxurious and reminds me of a young Roederer Cristal rosé. The nose is very seductive – you just want to dive in
Rating category: 90-95

Moutard: 6 cépages 2009

Made with Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Petit Meslier, Arbanne, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. Light golden with a hint of gray shining through. The first nose reminds me of Grappa that has been aged on Sassicaia barrels followed by candied lemon, fruity olive oil, dry sheep cheese (brebis), plums (quetsch and prunes), fenugreek, dark chalk vain
Rating category: 80-89

Moutard: Climat de Champagne – Richardot

Made of 100% Pinot Noir. Dosage 3 g/l. Deep golden color with a refined effervescence and nice tears on the glass. On the nose you get horse stables, Krug-like incense, wax, sandalwood, natto (fermented soy), umeboshi, humus, pebble rocks, resin, popcorn with salt, cake, persimmon, tamarind, forest fruits and honeysuckle. Very rustic but also complex
Rating category: 90-95

Moutard: Climat de Champagne – Les Troncs

Made of 100% Pinot Noir. Dosage  3 g/l. Deep golden color with a refined effervescence and nice tears on the glass. The nose is very interwoven and it is hard to analyse the olfactive components. Giving this wine more time and a lot of air helped a lot. On the nose you get extinguished fireplace,
Rating category: 80-89

Moutard: Climat de Champagne – Les Perrières

Made of 100% Pinot Noir. Dosage 3 g/l. Lovely patinated light-golden color with a refined effervescence and soft mousse.  Very interesting aroma of raspberry, French boudin blood sausage, nettles on humid forrest floor and a distilled character of Gin with juniper berry, angelika, grains of paradise and an amazing floral aroma of capsaicin that you
Rating category: 80-89

Moutard: Rosé “Dame Nesle”

Made of 100% Pinot Noir with cuvaison rosé method. Dosage 10 g/l. Intense light coquelicot red color with a very refined effervescence. Complex nose of pink pepper corns, dried wild forest berries, red cherry, tomato ketchup, pomegranate, elderberry and lemongrass. Swirling the glass reveals spices like asafoetida, kurkuma, dried lavender and dried ginger powder together
Rating category: 80-89

Moutard: cépage Pinot Noir “Vignes Beugneux”

Made of 100 Pinot Noir. Dosage 8g/l. Seductive nose of Mirabelle plum, tamarinde, brioche toast with currants, candied bigarreaux fruits, banana candy, Comté fruité and a distinctive smoky touch. After quite some time in the glass it started showing coconut cream, clafoutis with dark cherries, rhubarb and dried Provence herbs.  The mouthfeel is very creamy.
Rating category: 80-89

Moutard: cépage Chardonnay “Champ Persin”

Made of 100% Chardonnay. Dosage 8g/l. Light golden color with a refined effervescence and soft mousse. On the nose you get kumquat, bloodorange, orange blossom, deep chalky minerality, a volcanic smokiness and bitter almonds.  This needed some time to settle down. After a while it showed dried fruits with apricots, candied lemon and a lovely
Rating category: 80-89