Tag: blanc de blancs

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

Lanson: Noble Cuvée Blanc de Blancs 2002

[English] Made of 100% Chardonnay. Lovely yellow golden color with a very refined effervescence. In the nose we get candied lemon, wax, apple blossoms, linden, creamy butter, peach, sourdough, honeysuckle, lilac and fresh linnen. After some air the aroma showed deep tones of quince, new leather and lots of minerality and sea breeze. The mouthfeel

Minière F&R: Blanc Absolu (2008)

[English] Made of 100% Chardonnay. Disgorged 06/2015. Dosed at 7 grams. Light golden color with a very refined effervescence. Lovely complex aromatic nose of jasmine flowers, orangebloosom, green tea, ginger, papaya, sea weed, blood orange, almond oil and a very delicate yeastiness.  After some time we get coconut and soft oaky tones. The mouthfeel is

Bourdaire-Gallois: Blanc de Blancs (2012)

[English] Made of 100% chardonnay. No dosage. The wine has been caraffed to give it more air. Beautiful golden yellow color with a refined effervescence and a fine mousse in the glass. Seductive nose of mandarin, creamy peach, lytchee, pumpernikel, pepper leaf, a light and delicate smokiness and toffee. After a long time in the glass

Artéis & Co: Blanc de Blancs 2004

[English] Made of 100% chardonnay. Deep light golden color with a tempetuous effervescence that becomes elegant after a while. In the nose, we get cold butter, pastry, honey, almond, baked apple, orange Napoleon candy and lemon zest. After some time in the glass we get stewed plum and hazelnut. The mouthfeel is linear but lacks some

Piot-Sevillano: Rebelle

[English] Made of 100% chardonnay. Beautiful patinated gold color with a perfect effervescence and lovely mousse in the glass. Seductive nose of greengage plum, grapefruit, apple, cold butter, vanilla, beechnuts, orange blossom and a hint of honeysuckle. The mouthfeel is soft and unctuous. On the palate we have pear, tangerine and greengage plum. On the

Sergent, Guillaume: Les Prés Dieu

[English] Made of 100% chardonnay. Disgorged 04/05/2015. Pale straw color with a perfectly refined effervescence and light mousse in the glass. In the nose, we get puff pastry, shells such as clams and razor clams, gooseberry, orange, stones, Turkish delight, grapefruit, vanilla and even some cherry. After a while in the glass we get pronounced

Henriet Bazin: Marie-Amélie “Fleur de Vigne” Blanc de Blancs 2008

[English] Made from 100% Chardonnay. Bright yellow golden color with a refined effervescence and soft mousse in the glass. In the nose, we get lemon zest, red apple with peel, mild yeast, sunflower, hazelnut, pear, ladyfinger biscuits, coconut and unripe Mirabelle plum. After a while in the glass we get honeysuckle and a vegetal touch

Robert, André: Le Mesnil millésime 2006

[English] Made from 100% chardonnay. Yellow golden color with a very refined effervescence and a lovely mousse in the glass. In the nose, we get cream, caramelized almonds, milk chocolate, pancake batter, citrus fruits, pineapple, apricot, prunes, lavender, violets and cocoa butter, along with mineral overtones of metal and chalk. After swirling the glass we

Robert, André: Le Mesnil millésime 2008

[English] Made from 100% Chardonnay. Beautiful light golden color with very fine bubbles and fine mousse in the glass. In the nose, we get sunflower, white flowers, fresh almond, honey, blood orange, grapefruit, kumquat, custard, candied angelica and Asian pear. After swirling the glass, the aroma of gingerbread, tree juice and mineral overtones. After quite some
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