Category: Reviews

Martinot, Françoise: Bistrotage Rosé (B11)

This wine is made of 100% Pinot Noir (2011) from Landreville of Charles Dufour his mother but vinified by Charles (saignée sémi-carbonique). No dosage. Luxurious orange-rose colour, with prinprick small bubbles. The nose is sexy with biscuits Roses de Reims, balsamico, blood oranges, pomegranate, cherry, cranberries, forest strawberry, mushroom, fresh hay, a green note of
Rating category: 80-89

Martinot, Françoise: Bistrotage (B10)

This wine is made of 100% Pinot Noir (2010) from Landreville of Charles Dufour his mother but vinified by Charles. No dosage. Intense golden color with very fine bubbles and nice tears on the glass. The nose is rich, mature but also refined and noble. We smell mimolette cheese, flambéed pineapple, carob, old madeira, prunes,
Rating category: 90-95

Martinot, Françoise: Bistrotage (B13)

This wine is made of 100% Pinot Noir (2013) from Landreville of Charles Dufour his mother but vinified by Charles. No dosage. Yellow golden color with a lovely patina and very fine bubbles. The nose is complex, spiced and also clean with Chinese 5 spice, dried flowers, glue, lanoline, honeyed fruit like in a Gewürtztraminer,
Rating category: 80-89

Perseval, Thomas: Tradition (2013)

This wine is made of 43 Pinot Noir, 40% Pinot Meunier and 17% Chardonnay from Charmery. No dosage. 50/50 cuve emaillé and barrique. Yellow golden color with a rose golden hue and a lovely effervescence. The first nose has lovely pastry notes like applefritter, croissant with butter, raisins, oranges and almonds. After a short while
Rating category: 66-79

Pertois-Lebrun: Le Fond du Bateau (2010)

100% Chardonnay from lieu-dit “Le Fond du Bateau” in Chouilly Dosage: 1 g/l Light golden color with very small bubbles. Very complex and layered nose of lychee, mangosteen, yuzu, unripe pineapple, the sweet scent of crab, gentian, candied angelika, mirr, coconut, vanilla, licorice and spicy wood overtones. The mouthfeel is structured, dynamic and flavors expand
Rating category: 90-95

Pertois-Lebrun: Millésime 2010

100% Chardonnay from Le Mesnil sur Oger and Chouilly Dosage: 2 g/l This wine has a yellow golden color with a very refined effervescence. On the nose you get ripe golden apples, physalis, lychee/rambutan, pepernoot confectionary, pineapple and a hint of baked apple. After a while you get almonds and toasted brioche. The mouthfeel is
Rating category: 80-89

Pertois-Lebrun: Exaltation (2011)

100% Chardonnay from Côte des Blancs Grand Cru vineyards Dosage: 2,5 g/l The color is light golden with very small bubbles and nice tears on the glass. The nose is very seductive and “gourmand” with fat turròn almond delight, hazelnuts, dried apricots, prunes, candied orange, treacle tart, oatmeal, carob powder, roasted coconut, buttery green olives,
Rating category: 80-89

Pertois-Lebrun: Instant Brut (2012)

100% Chardonnay from Côte des Blancs Grand Cru vineyards Dosage: 3,5 g/l This wine has a light straw color with very fine bubbles and a creamy mousse. On the nose you get lemon with zest, ripe granny smith, reinette red apple, white pistolet bread roll and banana chips and pepernoot confectionery and a hint of
Rating category: 80-89

Fleury: Blanc de Noirs (base 2011)

Made of 100% Pinot Noir. Light golden color with a refined effervence and a nice mousse. Seductive nose of fresh figs, ripe mango, lychee, sweet honeysuckle and fresh notes of sea breeze and cucumber. After a longer while in the glass you get more pronounced lychee, ripe yellow cherries, a hint of mulberry and acacia honey.
Rating category: 80-89

Déhu, Benoît: Initiation

Made of 75% Pinot Meunier and 25% Pinot Noir. No dosage. Straw color with a lovely mousse and pinprick bubbles. The nose is fresh, airy and linear with crunchy apples, rhubarb, caraway seeds, orange with zest, white raspberry, kafir lime leaf, cactus juice, crispy pistolet bread, chinese white tea, smoke and a complex minerality. The
Rating category: 80-89