Category: Giraud, Henri

Giraud, Henri: Argonne 2004

[English] Made of 75% Pinot Noir and 25% Chardonnay. Lovely golden yellow color with a refined effervescence. In the nose, we get coconut, candied lemon, kumquat, quince, Reinette apple, sesame, ginger and cigar smoke. After longer in the glass we get hazelnut, honey and soft red berries. The palate is mineral and pure followed by

Giraud, Henri: MV Fut de Chêne Rosé

[English] Made of 70% pinot noir and 30% chardonnay. Beautiful coppery orange-pink color reminiscent of Oeil de Perdrix with a near-perfect effercescence. In the nose, we get blood orange, redcurrant jam, cranberry, dried rose petals, stones and a gentle spiciness of wood. The mouthfeel is fresh and dynamic. On the palate we get currant, cranberry,

Giraud, Henri: MV Fut de Chêne 07

[English] Made of 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay. Beautiful golden yellow color with an almost perfect effervescence. In the first nose, we get clove and licorice but this quickly makes place for delicious forest strawberry, apricot, clementine zest and a haze of chlorophyll. After some longer in the glass we get Chinese five spice

Giraud, Henri: Argonne 2002

[English] Made of 75% Pinot Noir and 25% Chardonnay. Rich golden color with orange hue and extremely fine bubbles. The wine has  beautiful tears. Very ripe, complex aroma of: forestfloor, hazelnut cream, ripe yellow fruit, very ripe apple, tropical essence of jackfruit, apricot, clover honey, freshly grated nutmeg, complex spiciness (pepper, grilled fennel seeds, cumin seeds),

Giraud, Henri: Fut de Chêne MV

[English] Multi-vintage made ​​from 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay. Beautiful golden color with intense flows very fine bubbles. Very complex aroma: ripe yellow fruit, plum, mature yeast, raisin, blueberry, almond, sous-bois spiciness (pepper, clove, aniseed, vanilla, grilled pumpkin), the smoke of a Cohiba cigar Esplendidos, raspberry and dried leaves along with a fresh sea breeze.

Giraud, Henri: Code Noir

[English] Made from 100% Pinot Noir. Disgorging 27/11/2012. Yellow golden color with fine bubbles. Mature yeast show, cooked pear, Kirsch,  red cherry, old attic, Italian white truffle, clover honey, vanilla, a tip of cognac and cassis. A second smell revealed a nutty character (hazelnuts). Vinous mouthfeel with light perceptible tannins. Warm starter with spiciness followed by

Giraud, Henri: Hommage a François Hémart

[English] Made with 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay. Disgorged 09/01/2012. Pale golden color with pinprick bubbles, perfection. Intense aroma of oven baked apple and poached pear, vanilla, honeysuckle, dried flowers, mint and complex spiciness. After some time: red berries with a more pronounced sous-bois character. Vinous, rich mouthfeel with lots of body but at the