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
Rating category: 80-89

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
Rating category: 80-89

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.
Rating category: 80-89

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
Rating category: 80-89

Krug: Grande Cuvée (2005)

Made of 134 wines from 12 different years with youngest wine 2005 and oldest 1990. Light golden color with a little reflection of green and a very refined effervescence. The nose is very complex and luxurious with typical incense-like Krug smoke, bees wax, candied figs, goose fat, white summer truffle, butter  baked mushrooms, orange blossom,
Rating category: 90-95

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
Rating category: 80-89

Chevreux-Bournazel: La Parcelle 2014

Made of Pinot Meunier vinified on Bordeaux barrels. Straw color with a mild effervescence and a nice mousse in the glass. On the nose you get ginger powder, chichory root, blueberry, tamarillo cherry, dried banana, yellow raisin, madeleine biscuits a hint of fresh oregano and aloë vera.  There is an alcohol touch of something reminiscent
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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
Rating category: 80-89

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
Rating category: 80-89

Selosse, Jacques: millésime 2005

Tasted November 2016 at Grand Tasting Paris. Tasted out of Riedel Riesling Grand Cru and Zalto Burgunder. Made of  100% Chardonnay. Very aromatic and smooth aroma of english orange marmelade, lemon peel, ripe jackfruit and pomelo, overripe mirabel plum, glue, fermented fruits, ginseng, candied ginger, typical Selossian oxidative notes,  green tea, sweet scented bedstraw and
Rating category: 90-95