Category: 95+

Moët & Chandon: MCIII

[English] The blend of this wine is something extraordinary. It consists of: a bit more than  1/3 vintage 2003 accompagnied by a bit more than 1/3 reserve wines from 1998, 1999 and 2002 that are partially vinified in oak foudres. This together with the addition of vintages 1993, 1998 and 1999 already vinified as Champagne!

Piper-Heidsieck: Rare 1999

[English] Made of 70% chardonnay and 30% pinot noir. Intense golden yellow color with a modest effervescence and lovely tears in the glass. In the nose, we get sweet speculaas, essential oil of sandalwood, beeswax, dried orange peel, pineapple, sharon fruit, mango, pistacchio, nougat, lemon and smokiness. After a long time in the glass came

Charles Heidsieck: Blanc des Millénaires 1995

[English] Made from 100% Chardonnay. Golden color with very fine bubbles and  oily tears in the glass. The nose is a symphony of aromas. In the base of the fragrance we get saltiness, fries fried in lard followed by smoked lemon and candied lemon, pepper, candied ginger, toffee, english orange marmalade, pear and fig syrup, mimolette

Bollinger: Grande Année Rosé 1996

[English] Made of 73% Pinot Noir and 27% Chardonnay. Bright orange copper color with very fine bubbles and soft mousse. In the nose we get currant, cranberry, raspberry, earth, mature yeasts, rosehip, smokiness and chalk dust. Utterly sensual mouth feel: unctuous and mouth carressing. On the palate we get beautiful mature yeasts with red berries, raspberry,

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 ,

Delamotte: Blanc de Blancs Collection 1988

[English] Made of 100% Chardonnay from Le Mesnil sur Oger. Deep golden color with perfect micro bubbles. On the nose: freshly baked brioche, candied sweet lemon, aromatic green herbs, mushrooms, jasmine flowers and light minerality. After a while the wine revealed beurre noisette, a touch of nectar and cigar aromas together with undefinable complex aromas.  The

Charles Heidsieck: Brut Millésimé 1983

[English] I did not write a review for this wine because it seemed an act of impertinence to do so. This wine tells you a story, it has a history and soul. Playful like a child but distinguished like a true gentleman. Not overwhelming and totally in balance with itself. It makes you forget pain

Veuve Clicquot: Cave Privée Rosé 1978

[English] Evolved orange, salmon color with ultra refined effervescence. It starts of with roses, anise, balsamic aromas, mature yeast tones, truffle, forrest floor, warm leather and sandal wood followed by raspberry and profound Burgundian cherries. After a while the aroma became like Beethoven’s Pastoral 6th Symphony.. with old farmers hay with woodland fruits marmelade and

Charles Heidsieck: Blancs des Millenaires 1983

[English] Made with 100% Chardonnay. Polished golden color with fine bubbles. Full, war, Romantic aroma of: beurre noisette, butter candy, honey, peach, Boskoop apple, Perigord truffle, fig, roasted nougat, fried onion, cigar humidor, fine cognac, freshly ground coffee and a haze of perfect minerality. * blinks away a tear * The mouthfeel is majestic, rich

Moët & Chandon: Grand Vintage Collection 1995

[English] Tasted at Sandton Hotel Reylof in Ghent out of a big Schott & Zwiesel Vina wineglass. Made from 50% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay and 10% Pinot Meunier. Disgorged 7th of November 2007. Dosage: 6.5 g / l. Golden color with very light sparkle, little mousse but beautiful tears. Highly sophisticated, sensual, crisp aroma of: