Deutz: Brut Classic

[English] Drunk  in December 2010. Made of 38% Pinot Noir, 32% Pinot Meunier and 30% Chardonnay. Nice golden color with elegant pearls that forms a nice mousse. The smell is unique… remarkable hawthorn, fresh marzipan, bakery yeast, citrus fruit. The taste was a bit of a disappointment. Insiped taste with citrus fruit and nougat with
Rating category: 66-79Deutz

Pouillon, Roger: Fleur de Mareuil

[English] Harvest 2003/2004.  Made with 50% Pinot Noir and 50% Chardonnay. Light golden color with fine bubbles. A beautiful smell of toast and quality Chardonnay and wood like in a matured Mercurey white wine. I smell orange zeste, natural yeast, honeysuckle, Granny Smith apple and minerality. A complex taste of dried prune, wood, currant, apple
Rating category: 90-95

Delamotte: Blanc de Blancs 1999

[English] Drunk in June 2011. Light golden color with fine bubbles. Fresh aroma of jasmin, chalk, citrus fruit, apple acids, medium yeast, mint and almonds. The taste is also very fresh with citrus fruit, a little white fruit, interesting bitter touch of lemon zeste and beautiful minerality. The aftertaste is dry with some pastry, woodland
Rating category: 80-89

Cazanove, Charles de: Tête de Cuvée

[English] Tasted in October 2010. Made of 50% Pinot Noir, 20% Pinot Meunier and 30% Chardonnay. Light golden color with remarkably fine and elegant bubbles. I smell: peach, apple, buttermilk, toast and delicious crême brulée. The flavour is complex and full, with a nice balance between bitter and sour. Orange, orange zest, lemon, nutmeg, and
Rating category: 80-89

Philipponnat: 1522 (millisimé 2002)

[English] Made with 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay. Nice golden color with fast bubbles and refined mousse. In the scent: acacia, hibiscus, honey, woodland berries, ripe fig, chalk, yeast and seabreeze. The taste is refreshing and full at the same time. I taste ripe apples, peach, fig, almonds and chalk. The aftertaste is interesting:
Rating category: 80-89

Chanoine: Tsarine 1995

[English] Tasted in June 2011. Made of 50% Pinot Noir, 15% Pinot Meunier and 35% Chardonnay. Light golden color, remarkably youthful, with very small bubbles. The aroma is warm, with toast, gingerbread, yeast, apricot and butter. The wine is also warm on the palate and it fills your mouth with dried fig, citrus fruits, a
Rating category: 80-89

Chanoine: Tsarine Rosé

[English] Made of 50% Pinot Noir, 15% Pinot Meunier and 35% Chardonnay. A nice ruby-like color with elegant bubbles.  The aroma: a distinct impression of w oodland strawberries, with raspberries and toast. The taste is very refined and not too sweet. Palate confirms delicious raspberries, woodland strawberries and red berries, with creamy texture. The finish
Rating category: 80-89

Cattier: Clos du Moulin

[English] This is a multi-vintage wine from the 1999, 1998 and1996 harvests, made with 50% Pinot Noir and 50% Chardonnay. Light golden color with perfect bubbles and exuberant mousse. I smell a lot going on here… white peaches, banana, mango, wood, a hint of butter and a sea breeze. The taste is slightly vinous with
Rating category: 90-95