Event Tasting Notes
Bollinger Special Cuvee Brut
60% Pinot Noir
Blend: 60% Pinot Noir, 25% Chardonnay, 15% Meunier. Over 85% Grands and Premiers crus. Dosage: moderate, 7 to 8 grammes per litre. To the eye: a golden colour, distinctive of black grape varieties; very fine bubbles. To the nose: a beautiful aromatic complexity; ripe fruit and spicy aromas; hints of roasted apples, apple compote and peaches. To the palate: a subtle combination of structure, length, and vivacity; bubbles like velvet; pear, brioche and spicy aromas, notes of fresh walnut.
Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve
Alcohol (ABV): 12 %, Acidity: 6.40 g/l, Residual sugar: 11.20 g/l The Brut Réserve NV is a radiant pale gold colour with fine, persistent bubbles. The nose is characterised by complex pastry aromas, with an opulent combination of ripe apricot, mango, greengages, dried fruits, pistachio and almond. The palate begins with a silky-smooth sensation, developing into ripe fleshy apricot, melon and enticing plum pastry notes and delicate spice. There is perfect balance of freshness and generosity.
G.H. Mumm Cordon Rouge
45% Pinot Noir
TO THE EYE, the robe’s golden-yellow hue, enlivened by a delicate stream of fine bubbles. ON THE NOSE First impression: a sensation of freshness, with rounded, delectable notes. Juicy scents of succulent white and yellow fruits entice, with hints of lychee, pineapple, praline. Appetizing aromas of pastry – yeast, brioche. ON THE PALATE Vibrant freshness and exuberant energy excite the palate. Complex and perfectly balanced, the wine reveals rounded, elegant flavours of fruit and caramel. The blend of grape varieties is Pinot Noir (45%) that endows the wine with structure and strength, Chardonnay (30%) that ensures both finesse and elegance and Pinot Meunier (25%)
Heidsieck & Co Monopole Blue Top
70% Pinot Noir
10% Pinot Meunier
Pale straw yellow colour with emerald accents Nose: The bouquet is powerful and generous, almost woody and spicy, characterised by intense aromatic richness, with toasted, buttery, and wine-rich aromas. Bold initial notes presaging a full, fruity taste that is nicely structured palate. 70% Pinot Noir 20% Chardonnay 10% Pinot Meunier
Krug Grande Cuvée 169ème Édition
43% Pinot Noir
It is a blend of 146 wines from 11 different years, the youngest of which is from 2013, while the oldest dates back to 2000. Its final composition is 43% Pinot Noir, 35% Chardonnay and 22% Meunier. A stay of around seven years in Krug’s cellars gives Krug Grande Cuvée 169ème Éditions its distinct expression and elegance. A light golden colour and fine, vivacious bubbles, holding a promise of pleasure. Aromas of flowers in bloom, ripe, dried and citrus fruits, as well as marzipan and gingerbread. Grilled notes and flavours of almond paste, quince, lemon, limoncello and dried fruit.
Lanson Black Label
50% Pinot Noir
15% Pinot Meunier
The Blend is 50% Pinot Noir, 35% Chardonnay & 15% Pinot Meunier. A Dosage of 8g/l Brut. On ethe Eye, Brilliant, Clear with Amber highlights and a stream of fine bubbles. On the Nose, Springtime aromas, Toasty hints and honey notes. On the palate a bouquet of ripe aromas, with Citrus notes, coupled with Maturity, Lightness & Freshness.
Laurent Perrier La Cuvee
30-35% Pinot Noir
A light golden colour with a fine effervescence. Very delicate yet direct and bright on the nose offering floral notes and a nice complexity. A bold attack of citrus flavours, great freshness and a touch of salinity. The initial attack gives way to white fruit notes and then bitter orange flavours on the finish. Acidity: 6.80 g/l Residual sugar: 10.40 g/l a majority of Chardonnay, over 50% Pinot Noir, between 30% and 35% rounded out with Meunier, between 10% and 15%
Louis Roederer Brut Premier
40% Pinot Noir
A blend of around 40% Pinot noir, 40% Chardonnay, and 20% Pinot Meunier, Brut Premier comprises wine matured in oak tuns. The freshness, finesse, and brightness of Brut Premier make it the perfect wine for festive occasions. Its structured texture, richness, and length are distinctly winey. It is a full, complex wine that is both rich and powerful, whilst remaining a great classic. It has a dosage of between 10 and 11 g/L which is adapted to each vintage.
Moët & Chandon Imperial Brut
30-40% Pinot Noir
The body of Pinot Noir, at 30 to 40 %, The Suppleness of Pinot Meunier at 30 to 40 % and The finesse of Chardonnay at 20 to 30 % . The Dosage: 9 g/litre. An elegant colour of Golden straw yellow with green highlights. A sparkling bouquet with the vibrant intensity of green apple and citrus fruit, the freshness of mineral nuances and white flowers and the elegance of blond notes (brioche, cereal, fresh nuts)
Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut
40% Pinot Noir
COMPOSITION - 20% Chardonnay, 40% Pinot Noir and 40% Pinot Meunier. DOSAGE 8-10 grams per litre. Silvery gold in the glass, Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut is a vibrant, stylish cuvée characterised by delicate floral aromas, rounded out by fresh fruit and hints of buttery brioche and vanilla. Though crisp and light, it combines freshness with a lingeringly rich, generous finish, preserving its distinctive balance and harmony to the very end.
Piper-Heidsieck Cuvee Brut
50% Pinot Noir
The Blend – 50% Pinot Noir, 30% Pinot Meunier, 20% Chardonnay. A Dosage of 9g/Litre. Cuvee Brut is an emblematic multi vintage Champagne, elaborated from More than 100 Crus. With flavours and notes, of white Peach, Fresh Almond, Orange Blossom, Mint, Toasted Bread and Pear
Pol Roger Brut Reserve
33% Pinot Noir
25% Reserve Wines
All the know-how of our firm is revealed in its ability to reproduce each year a blend which is consistent in style and in quality. Elegant and refined, the cuvée Brut Réserve is the champagne of all occasions.
The Brut Réserve is a blend in equal parts of the three champenois grape varieties: pinot noir, pinot meunier and chardonnay from 30 different crus. 25% reserve wines are used to produce this cuvée:
- The Pinot Noir (bringing structure, body and power) is mainly produced from some of the best crus of the Montagne de Reims.
- The Pinot Meunier (ensuring freshness, roundness and fruitiness) is issued from several crus from the Vallée de la Marne and from the Epernay area.
- The Chardonnay (adding its aromatic complexity, finesse, elegance and lightness) comes from Epernay and some of the best crus of the Côte des Blancs.
After four years ageing in our cellars, its style combines complexity, balance and distinction.
Pommery Brut Royale
35% Pinot Noir
On the Eye - Pale yellow with faint green highlights. On the Nose - Lively and cheerful, fresh, light-hearted, fine, delicate and generous. On the Palate - Elegant and lively. Small assertive notes of red fruits. A rounded, rich, delicate wine that lingers in the mouth. In short, a clean taste with no dryness. A very smooth wine which never wanes on the palate. Brut Royal is 35% Chardonnay, 35% Pinot Noir and 30% Pinot Meunier. It is has a dosage of 9 g/litre
49% Pinot Noir
20-25% Reserve Wine
The blend is made up of 40% Chardonnay, 49% Pinot Noir and 11% Meunier, 20 to 25% of which are wines reserved from the 2 previous years. With a Dosage of 9 g/l. A vibrant, clear yellow colour with golden reflections. Good brilliance with sustained effervescence and a very persistent foam. Frank and direct attack on the palate. A balanced wine, rounded and full-bodied, with an attack scented with ripe fruits (greengages and nectarines). The finish is long, the well-integrated dosage giving way to the characteristic freshness of the Chardonnay which makes up most of the blend.
Taittinger Brut Réserve
60% Pinot Noir & Meunier
Taittinger Brut Réserve is a blend of Chardonnay (40%), Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier (60%) wines from over 35 different vineyards and vintages matured to perfection. This high proportion of Chardonnay, unique among fine non- vintage champagnes, and a minimum ageing of three years in the cellars, where it reaches the peak of aromatic maturity, makes Taittinger Brut Réserve a delicately balanced champagne, known for its consistently excellent quality all over the world. Taittinger considers it an honour to produce a Brut champagne every year without exception.
The brilliant body is golden yellow in colour. The bubbles are fine, while the foam is discreet yet lingering. The nose, very open and expressive, delivers aromas of fruit and brioche. it also gives off the fragrance of peach, white flowers (hawthorn, acacia) and vanilla pod.The entry onto the palate is lively, fresh and in total harmony. This is a delicate wine with flavours of fresh fruit and honey. Taittinger Brut Réserve, which acquires
its maturity during three and four years ageing in the cellar, offers excellent aromatic potential.
Taittinger Brut Réserve is the champagne for any occasion. a symbol of festivity, this wine is the ideal partner of celebration for the happiest milestones in a lifetime.
Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut
Pinot Noir 50 to 55%
Meunier 15 to 20%
Chardonnay 28 to 33%
30-45% Reserve Wine
The Blend is Pinot Noir 50 to 55% Meunier 15 to 20% Chardonnay 28 to 33% Dosage Brut 10 G/L He blends 30-45% reserve wines with grapes from as many as 50 to 60 different crus. The Pinot Noir predominance (50-55%) provides the structure that is so typically Veuve Clicquot, while Chardonnay (28-33%) adds the elegance and finesse essential in a perfectly balanced wine, and a touch of Meunier (15-20%) rounds out the blend. The long aging in our Crayères (3 years minimum for Yellow Label) gives silkiness to the Champagne.