Category: 80-89

Chartogne-Taillet: Les Barres 2008

Made of 100% Pinot Meunier. Honey colored with a soft effervescence and lovely mousse. On the nose you get paint, rancio, yellow kiwi, dried apricot, turmeric, raisins soaked in brandy, straw, yuzu, oyster,  clay, dried flowers and a little bit volatile acidity of white balsamic vinigar. After a while in the glass the aroma went

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,

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

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

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.

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

Chevreux-Bournazel: Le Boucq 2013

Made of Pinot Meunier vinified on Burgundy barrels. Lovely patinated gold color with red reflections and a soft effervescence.   Lovely fruity nose of peach, pineapple, fig and mild pastry notes with delicious overtones of lychee and maraschino. Riesling petroleum, pear, English licorice candy, chalk and pecorino. The wood is beautifully integrated, lightly smoked and

Delalot, Eliane: Pleiades

Dosage 4g/l. Yellow golden color with a refined effervescence and nice tears on the glass. Very complex aroma of ash, pumpkin, nettle cheese, goat, courgette flower, verbena and a light medicinal haze of anesthetic diethyl ether. After some time in the glass it showed candied citrus, honeysuckle, christmas pudding, café noirs biscuits, resin and something

Delalot, Eliane: Les Dionysiaques

Straw color with a refined effervescence and soft mousse in the glass. Soft and seductive nose of vine peach, mild yeasts, pear, honeysuckle, starfruit, mirabel plum, almond and cherry blossom, rye bread, a dot of mango and a light medicinal overtone. The mouthfeel is soft and creamy. You get a sweet attack of persimmon followed

Brun, Roger: Rosé Romance (base 2013)

Base 2013. Made of 100% Pinot Noir. Very special amber almost rusty color. Lovely nose of dried roses, sun dried tomatos, pomegrenate, forest strawberry liqueur, black pepper, crunchy baked baguette, new leather. The mouthfeel is focussed and vinous. On the palate you get crunchy pear, cherry, the leather from the nose and a bitter touch