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  • Producer ranking ?

    2
  • Decanting time

    No
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • Food Pairing

    Seafood, Salads & Consommes

The Story

ON THE NOSE:

The nose delivers floral aromas such as hawthorn, lilac and violet as well as fruity aromas of apricot, apple and fresh pineapple. After the wine has warmed a little, discreet notes of coffee will appear.

ON THE PALATE:

It is harmonious, fresh and elegant. On the first sip, notes of yellow fruits, pineapple, apricot and mirabelle plum complement each other. Notes of white flowers, hawthorn, lilac
and jasmine will appear afterwards. This beautifully crisp and fresh cuvée leaves a feeling of purity and fruitiness on the palate followed by beautiful flavours of green apple and lemon.

FOOD MATCHES:

Very elegant, this CELEBRIS VINTAGE 2002 extra-brut cuvée is ideal as an aperitif. It will also be perfect with free-range poultry, sweetbread with a lemongrass sauce or fishes served in a sauce
like monkfish with a browned butter sauce. This cuvée is made to please the most refined palates.

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Early a grand and concentrated, oily, full-bodied wine. The flavor is a fine balancing act between softness and freshness. Nuts, toffee, and honey were early recognizable aromas in this wine. Suddenly fully ripe and Bollinger deep chocolate saturated and impressive. Seem much older than it is.
  • 94p
Have seen some widely varying reviews of this wine but this bottle was a pleasure. Certainly some development but still full of life and delightfully fresh. Good bright acidity underlining the wine – I understand that there is no malo so that would explain that to an extent. Lovely richness. It seems pinot dominant but I think most vintages are perhaps tipped slightly the other way or at least reasonably even. Lots of delicious stonefruit, fig and most especially honey notes. Oodles of honey. A rich, full-flavoured champagne with lots of length and life.
  • 94p
Gosset Grand Millesime Brut 1996 750 ml. Note: Cork sledded very easily with pretty much no resistance to get out.Tasted on march 1st 2016 Eye: vieil or, amberish, Bulles non present; medium viscosity (for champagne and sparkling wine) Nose: first nose is fresh and intense and complex: aromas of candied fruit,acacia honey mixed with fresh mushrooms (morels, trumpets, dry tea leaves, subtle dry tobacco leaves, honey, cooked golden delicious and gala apples Palate: Beautifully structured wine of champagne with bubbles slight gone; pure nectar of ripe apricot, pineapple, super ripe orange, pumpkin, vanilla... Slight after taste of yeast, wood forest. Medium bodied, acidity with superb backbone. Finishes with cayenne pepper Delicious without the bubbles, true Vin de champagne. Foodwise: baby poultries, veal cheeks with no fuss Drink now. 90 pts
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Ay, Champagne

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 Richard Juhlin / The number One champagne expert in the world, Pro (Sweden)  tasted  Grand Millésime 1996  ( Gosset )

"Early a grand and concentrated, oily, full-bodied wine. The flavor is a fine balancing act between softness and freshness. Nuts, toffee, and honey were early recognizable aromas in this wine. Suddenly fully ripe and Bollinger deep chocolate saturated and impressive. Seem much older than it is."

1y 2m ago

94p
 Ken Gargett, Wine Writer (Australia)  tasted  Grand Millésime 1996  ( Gosset )

"Have seen some widely varying reviews of this wine but this bottle was a pleasure. Certainly some development but still full of life and delightfully fresh. Good bright acidity underlining the wine – I understand that there is no malo so that would explain that to an extent. Lovely richness. It seems pinot dominant but I think most vintages are perhaps tipped slightly the other way or at least reasonably even.
Lots of delicious stonefruit, fig and most especially honey notes. Oodles of honey.
A rich, full-flavoured champagne with lots of length and life."

4y 7d ago

92p
 Essi Avellan MW / Editor of the Champagne magazine, Pro (Finland)  tasted  Grand Millésime 1996  ( Gosset )

"Deep golden colour. Soft reound, herbacious nose, fruity round, very accentuated acidity. Ripe fruit, nice condition, but note very toastu. But super acidity. Cork?"

4y 7m ago

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