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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

Calsac, Etienne: Infiniment Blanc

[English] Made from 100% Chardonnay. Light golden color with greenish reflections, fine bubbles and soft mousse. On the nose we get deep apple, buttercup, naturally  flavored crackers, treacle waffle crumbs, orange oil, dried onion, lime, iodine, warm sea sand and baked pine nuts. The mouthfeel is firm yet clean.On the palate we get apple, citrus, a

Calsac, Etienne: L’échappée Belle Extra-Brut

[English] Made of 95% Chardonnay and 5% Pinot Noir. Dosage 4g / l. Light golden color with a refined effervescence and a soft mousse. On the nose we get apple, almond, nutmeg, nashi pear, dried lemon peel, cigar leaf, light touch of apricot and iron ore. The mouthfeel is light creamy with nice finesse. In the

Corbon: Brut Chardonnay Millésime 2005

[English] Made from 100% Chardonnay. Light golden color with fine bubbles. On the nose we get acacia blossom, marigold (calendula), sea breeze, white peach, pear, a tip of young fig, mature Gouda cheese, fried onions and a remarkable complex smell that is reminiscent of a tomato coulis. After some time in the glass came honeydew melon

Bouquin Dupont: Millésime Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs

[English] Made from 100% Chardonnay. Yellow golden color with very fine bubbles. on the nose we get honeysuckle, acacia honey, medlar fruit, Granny Smith apple, limestone, cheese rind, grapefruit, a slight undertone of rain and some flan. After some rolling there was some peach and plum with strong mineral accents. The mouthfeel is rich with lots

Agrapart: Complantée

[English] Made from Pinot Noir, Meunier, Pinot Blanc, Arbane, Petit Meslier and Chardonnay. Light golden color with greenish hue and perfect sparkle. Very complex nose of mango, lemon, minerals, fossil, spiciness as Chartreuse (with clearly verbena), blond tobacco, sweet acacia blossoms and chalk. The mouthfeel is energetic, full of dynamics. In the taste we get

Agrapart: Expérience 2007

[English] Made from 100% Chardonnay. No dosage added. Pale straw yellow color with ultra fine bubbles. The nose is very tight and electrically charged. Incredibly pure, but perhaps too pure .. almost clinical. In the aroma we get grapefruit, mint, lemon, refined apricot, mango, capers, lily, iodine and calcium. Very focused and precise palate. In the

Selosse, Jacques: Version Original

[English] Made of 100% Chardonnay from Avize, Cramant and Oger. Disgorged: 20/01/2012. Liquid golden color (the photo filter doesn’t quite show that correctly) with ultra refined effervescence. Seductive aroma of very refined wood (with a perfume of vanilla, cinnamon, clove, dried pumpkin), acacia, dried tangerine, peca nuts, lime zest, limestone. A light vegetal tone appeared that reminded

Petit & Bajan: Nuit Blanche

[English] Made from 100% Chardonnay Grand Cru from Avize, Cramant and Oger. Harvest of 2009. Dosage 5gr/l.  Light golden color with very fine bubbles and creamy mousse. In the nose: vinepeach, lemon, acacia blossom, fresh almond, sea breeze with a nebel of exotic fruit (pineapple and carambola). A 2nd glass revealed salted caramel, a slight haze

Agrapart: Mineral 2006

[English] Made of 100% Chardonnay. Luscious golden color with perfect effervescence. Tantalizing, “artisanal” aroma of resin, straw, butter, purified yellow fruits, vine peach, chalk, almond and a haze of carambola. After giving it a swirl, a whirlpool of – not surprisable – complex minerality comes forward. The taste is so typical Cramant (reminded me of Diebolt-Vallois) combined with the elegance