Bouzy, Montagne De Reims

Pierre Paillard

Les Parcelles Bouzy Grand Cru Champagne Blend

A deep yellow, almost gold color. Lively effervescence with plenty of frothing and creaminess. The nose is pure excitement with a good bit of oak and robust apples initially here. There’s a nice smoky note going on that is so pleasing. Fresh red cherries and dainty flowers abound. The smear of honey that you get is positively divine.

A terrific grower from one of my favorite Grand Cru villages, Bouzy. Such lovely Pinot Noir from there and this is no exception. Based on the 2016 vintage and composed of 70/30 PN/CH. Disgorged in May of 2021 with a dosage of 1 g/l, there is certainly that beautiful bite that I love so much from these Extra Brut champagnes. A definite streak of elegance and sophistication.

In the mouth, there’s a heft and a weight that comes as a bit of surprise, but a pleasant one. The red fruits from the nose are well represented on the palate. The finish doesn’t last long but you rectify that by pouring another glass. Very impressive.
— 23 days ago

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Comtes de Champagne Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne Chardonnay 2008

Absolutely stunning. Hallucinatory fruit. Poached pear, baked green apple, stewed quince, nutty flavors, toasted poppy seeds, grains, and just a beautiful savory finish that is so persistent. Very long, and then a high tone perfume sneaks in. Peony and exotic flowers peek through on the finish. — 23 days ago

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Andrew Schirmer

Andrew Schirmer

Best champagne we’ve had this year. Stunning work.
Alan Weinberg

Alan Weinberg

it is indeed beautiful and so hard to keep one’s hands off. Shame that it shot up to $300+ . . . great stuff.
Alexandre Pagliano

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Its one of the best and finest champagnes we tasted in the last decade or so.

André Clouet

Millésime Brut Champagne Blend 2009

Awesome. Opened for my b-day. Brioche, roasted apples, great acid. — 8 days ago

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Vilmart & Cie

Grand Cellier d'Or 1er Cru Brut Champagne Pinot Noir Chardonnay 2013

Not bad. Not bad at all. Celebrating our third study group diploma graduate and her recent engagement! — 5 days ago

Paul, Ira and 9 others liked this

Charles Heidsieck

Millésimé Brut Champagne Blend 2012


I prefer standard style to this. I like the fresh style rather than oxidative complexity. — 8 days ago

"Odedi", Ericsson and 7 others liked this

Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin

Yellow Label Brut Champagne Blend

When La Veuve is on, she’s on. The toastiness, fruit and balance are all impeccable. — 16 days ago

Ted, Ceccherini and 22 others liked this

André Clouet

Un Jour de 1911 Brut Champagne Blend

Happy BD Sophie! Base 2008. — a month ago

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