Category: Barthelemy, Louis

Barthelemy, Louis: Saphir 2006

[English] A majority of Chardonnay with a touch of Pinot Noir. Light golden color with refined effervescence. On the nose: bread crust, yeast, rhubarb, ripe Granny Smith, pear, plum, vineyard peach, white lily, white pepper and almond powder. Quite  angular mouthfeel. The attack is like Pilsner with fairly sharp acids followed by plum, lemon, orange zest, rhubarb, toast,
Rating category: 66-79

Barthelemy, Louis: Brut Amethyste

[English] Made of 50% Pinot Noir, 30% Pinot Meunier and 20% Chardonnay. Light golden color with fine bubbles. The aroma sets off with fresh brioche, fine yeast and almonds followed by Boskoop apple, pear, white chocolate, raspberry, hint of apricot, crumbly croissant, orange zest and minerality. Light Creamy and unctuous mouthfeel. On the attack we get
Rating category: 80-89