Champagne


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Cristal Champagne

Louis Roederer, Cristal, Champagne 2002 My expectations were not entirely fulfilled on first tasting. Aristocratic and sublime, of course, but not as full-bodied as regular vintage wine. Retasting it recently, it was wonderfully honeyed and elegant,…

Points 96

See Decanter's expert rating, tasting notes and drinking window for Dom Pérignon, P2 1998

Points 96
Gosset, Celebris 1998

Elegant pale Welsh gold colour with green highlights. As the dosage is adjusted down to a very dry extra-brut you sense the wine more vividly, without any make-up...

Points 95
Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs

Taittinger, Comtes de Champagne, Reims 2002 Though very dumb when tasted soon after disgorgement, just three months later you could already taste the grandeur and concentration. There were just 35,000 bottles…

Points 95
belle epoque champagne

Perrier-Jouët, Belle Epoque, Epernay 2000 Light and elegant with an expressive, floral and beautiful aromatic juicy structure as it was in its infancy, but today has more nutty and fine,…

Points 95
Pol Roger Cuvee Sir Winston Churchill 2000

Pol Roger, Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill, Epernay 2002 More about structural fascination than aromatic pleasure. With its high acidity and simultaneously rich and impressive depth, this is reminiscent of the…

Points 95
J Selosse

J Selosse, Avize 2002 Wonderfully open and rounded, with an exoticism and beauty typical of Selosse, while also being very true to the character of the vintage. Price: £432(ib)-£480 Chelsea…

Points 95
Cristal Champagne

Louis Roederer, Cristal, Reims 2000 Sadly now in something of a lacklustre phase, but on first tasting this was delightfully sensual, seductively mellow and silkily replete with honey-toffee notes. At…

Points 95