Category: Moët & Chandon

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!

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:

Moët & Chandon: Grand Vintage Collection 1993

[English] Made of  50% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Meunier. Disgorged in november 2011. Dosage 7 gr/l. Light golden color with little green shades, ultra fine bubbles and beautiful viscosity. Remarkably fresh aroma for a 1993 with an attack of mint and sage followed by dark toast aromas, animal tones with barnyard,  mature yeast tones, ripe

Moët & Chandon: Brut Impérial Rosé 1993

[English] Copper red color with very little sparkle. In the aroma aroma: truffle, wet wood shavings, red peppers, cherry tomato, gingerbread,  tamarinde and sharp (oxidized) orange acids. Later in the glass: sherry, burned macademia nuts and orangeblossom. The taste showed mature citrus, baked oignon, apple, woodland strawberry, orange “oil”, safron and caramel. Long finish of pineau

Moët & Chandon: Grand Vintage Collection 1992

[English] Glass used: Riedel Riesling Grand Cru/Chianti Classico. Assemblage: Pinot Noir 45%, Chardonnay 40%, Pinot Meunier 15%.Disgorged in March 2004.  Dosage: 7.5 g/l. Light golden color with refined sparkle. Mature scent of old (but wonderful) cheese, crême anglaise (vanilla), Rein Claude plum, apricot, cacao, toast and ripe apple. It needs some time to open up but

Moët & Chandon: Dom Pérignon 1996

[English] Made of 50% Pinot Noir and 50% Chardonnay. Lightgolden color with quite impetuous sparkle and nice mousse. The scent is interesting but not an explosion of aromas: lovely sweet yeast, earthtones, minerals, woodland mushrooms and strawberry. After a while the strawberry scent disappeared and we smelled crème patissière, cake and even some mint. We