Category: Tarlant

Tarlant: Brut Réserve

[English] Made of ⅓ Chardonnay, ⅓ Pinot Meunier and ⅓ Pinot Noir; Degorgement date: September 2009. Light golden color with refined, consistent sparkle and nice mousse. In the scent: candied lemon, mirabel plum, a little ginger and kurkuma, hay, vanilla and minerals. The texture is very pleasant and refreshing. I taste candied yellow fruit, a
Rating category: 66-79

Tarlant: Cuvée Louis

[English] Drunk in April 2010. Made of 50% Pinot Noir and 50% Chardonnay. Disgorged May 2009. Nice yellow golden color with lively mousse. Dark scent of wood, apple, a bit of wet straw, candied fruit, vanilla and toast. The taste is mouthfilling and complex: I taste dried fruits, pear, honey, almonds, toast wood, it tastes
Rating category: 80-89

Tarlant: La Vigne d’Or

[English] Drunk in May 2010. This is made of 100% Pinot Meunier grapes. I’ve tasted this one without dosage because Benoît Tarlant didn’t know yet if he would make it a Brut Nature. Golden color with lively mousse, perfection. In the scent: pineapple, mango, apple, pear, bit of chalk, spices from the east: cumin and
Rating category: 90-95

Tarlant: Zero

[English] Made with  1/3 Pinot Noir, 1/3 Pinot Meunier en 1/3 Chardonnay. This is champagne does not have dosage. Light green-yellow color with fine pearls that forms a nice crown in the glass. In the scent: citrus fruit, seabreeze, honey, wet straw and chalk. The taste is very natural and refreshing with mainly citrus fruit,
Rating category: 66-79

Tarlant: Zero Rose

[English] Made with 15% Pinot Noir and 85% Chardonnay. Light pink color with refined, lively mousse. In the scent: mainly citrus fruits with on the background currant,  cinamon, chalk and pepper. The taste is very pure. There is vanilla, fried berries and lots of citrus fruit. The aftertaste is mineral and reasonably dry. About 26
Rating category: 66-79

Tarlant: Cuvée Prestige Millésime 1998

[English] Made with 35% Pinot Noir en 65% Chardonnay. Straw yellow color with dancing pearls. In the scent: citrus fruits, wet straw, pineapple, almonds. The taste is refined with vanilla, almonds and citrusfruit. The texture is rather creamy. The aftertaste is refreshing, mineral and dry. Combines well with seafood. About 30 euro. [Fr.] Cépages: 35%
Rating category: 80-89

Tarlant: Cuvée Prestige Rosé Millésime 1998

[English] Made with 15% Pinot Noir and 85% Chardonnay. Salmon colored with fine persistent pearls. In the scent: wet straw, quince, raspberry, woodland strawberries and vanilla. The taste is full bodied with mainly peach and mandarin orange. The aftertaste is quite mineral with apricot. About 35 euro. [Fr.] 15% Pinot noir, 85% Chardonnay. Couleur saumon,
Rating category: 80-89

Tarlant: La Vigne d’Antan

[English] Drunk in May 2010. Made with 100% Chardonnay from ungrafted vines. Yellow-green color with lively bubbles. In the scent: wet straw, apple, topical fruit like mango, pineapple and white flowers. The taste is reasonably mineral but after a short time I taste hazelnuts and the tropical fruit. In the medium long aftertaste I get
Rating category: 80-89