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    MY TOP 10 WINES OF THE 2016

    1.Bollinger Vintage 1914  100p

    2. Louis Roederer Cristal Rosé 2002  99p

    3. Armand Rousseau Chambertin 1993 98p 

    4. Haut-Brion 1982 98p

    5. Louis Roederer Cristal 2002  98p

    6. Dom Pérignon P2 1995 98p

    7. Bollinger Vintage 1937 97p

    8. Pommery Les Clos Pompadour NV (2003) magnum   97p

    9. Dom Pérignon P2 Rosé 1995  97p

    10. Latour 1959 96p

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    My Yesterday

    Charles Heidsieck – For those who know

    ”Excuse me, what was that?”, is a frequent question I hear, when I list my top 5 champagne houses and mention Charles Heidsieck. It does not seize to amaze me how this house of impeccable quality, belonging to the important Rémy-Cointreau group, remains so scarcely known. Its wines gather trophies in wine competitions and are applauded by experts. Charles Heidsieck Brut Réserve even won the FINE Champagne Magazine’s Best Non-Vintage in 2011. Instead of attracting the attention of the general wine public, it has remained as a hidden treasure of those who know. However, I have a feeling Charles Heidsieck is finally on the verge of a real breakthrough.

     

    One must admire the long-term vision and commitment of Rémy-Cointreau, or Rémy Martin at the time, when they acquired the champagne house of Charles Heidsieck from Henriot family in 1985. Few years prior to the purchase, the cellar master of Henriot, Daniel Thibault, had started to gain reputation as a winemaking and blending genius. At the time of the acquisition Rémy Martin saw an opportunity knocking and kidnapped Thibault from Henriot.

                The change of houses was a dream come true for Thibault, too, as Rémy Martin showed him green light and guaranteed him the resources for building what aimed to be the best non-vintage cuvée on the market. The capital tied to the process was massive. Thibault started collecting an enormous stock of reserve wines. When most houses’ reserve wines account for 20 percent of the non-vintage cuvées, the Charles Heidsieck ideal style required 40 percent. The wines held back for future blends were also to be much older than the usual 1-2 years, averaging 4-5 years. The oldest wines that go in the blend may be as mature as 12 years old.

    It is these reserve wines that allow Charles Heidsieck to graft their non-vintage cuvée into a rich, seductively toasty, honeyed wine of great depth. Its toasty nature fools many to think there is oak involved in the manufacture. But  the wines see only stainless steel and are kept extended times in the vessels on the lees, which brings the richness of flavour and texture to them.

     

    Ahead of their time

    Daniel Thibault’s visionary and perfectionist nature brought about another innovation, the “Mis en Cave” concept. Against common practise, Thibault considered showing the age of the non-vintage wine on the label essential, as both time on the lees and post-disgorgement evolution are important indications of the wine’s style and maturity to the consumer. In 1997, Charles Heidsieck re-launched its non-vintage as Brut Réserve Mis en Cave with the bottling year indicated on the label. For instance the Mis en Cave 1992, was crafted of 1991 fruit plus reserve wines, and bottled in 1992.            

    Despite the fantastic intentions, the concept was found confusing by both consumers and trade.  Charles Heidsieck pushed ahead with the concept for a number of years but finally gave in and settled to mentioning the cellaring and disgorgement times on the back label. In retrospect, they were ahead of their time.

     

    Charlie steps aside

    Daniel Thibault certainly left his mark in Charles Heidsieck history. For a reason not quite clear to me, under his guidance the house seized production of the previous prestige cuvée Champagne Charlie, the last vintage being 1985. As replacement, Thibault crafted Blanc des Millénaires blanc de blancs starting with the 1983 vintage. Despite my admiration for this creamy, toasty, velvety wine, I still think Champagne Charlie was a great wine with a great name and pedigree. Maybe it will be revived one day?

     

    Completed puzzle

    Today, all the pieces in the Charles Heidsieck puzzle are finally finding their place. Rémy Cointreau acquired the house of Piper Heidsieck in 1990, and since then a merging of the two houses has taken place. The company is now P&C Heidsieck, with all vinification and cellaring taking place under the same roof by the same qualified hands.

                And quite a winery it is. The companies left the crowded ancient cellars in the heart of Reims and moved to more spacious surroundings on the outskirts of the town in 2008. The new ultramodern design winery has all the latest winemaking equipment as well as fantastic touristic facilities.

    However, nurturing two brands in one winery evidently poses some problems. At P&C Heidsieck differentiation is managed by separating the house styles and brand images. The flashy-red marketing driven brand Piper’s champagne is fresh, vibrant and easy to drink. The wines for the more restrained and classic Charles are rich and evolved, very much a crafted for the gastronomy.

    When I visited the cellar at blending time, I was given an interesting tasting exercise. I sampled a dozen still wines from all three grape varieties and altering villages. My task was to decide whether the base wine should go to Charles of Piper depending on the style. The aspired styles for both houses became crystal-clear to me when I was picking structured wines for extended aging for Charles and lively fruit-forward samples for Piper.

                The winemaking hands at P&C Heidsieck belong today to Régis Camus, who took over in 2002, when Daniel Thibault passed away unexpectedly. Fortunately, Camus had worked together with Thibault for years. Consequently, the change has not brought about drops in quality or alterations in style. Even though replacing someone as legendary as Thibault is not easy, Camus has shown his capabilities as a great blender especially via the steadily rising quality of Piper Heidsieck and the numerous trophies earned by Charles Heidsieck Brut Réserve and Brut Rosé.

                The secret is out. If you have not yet encountered Charles Heidsieck, now is the time to get to know Charlie!

     

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    My Tomorrow

    Grand Champagne Helsinki is here again! Bubbles fill the Old Student House on this April weekend bringing together champagne lovers, gourmands and top names in the industry. The three-day event features experts sharing their know-how and champagnes. This year our Star Guests include the prestigious Krug champagne house’s Olivier Krug and Clovis Taittinger of his familial Champagne Taittinger. The region’s cellar masters are represented by great names such as Charles Heidsieck’s Cyril Brun and Lanson’s Hervé Dantan. Iconic small domaines are represented by Emmanuel Lassaigne’s Jacques Lassaigne.  Philippe Jamesse, head sommelier of Reims’ praised Les Crayères restaurant and creator of the Lehmann Grand Champagne glass, joins us for the three day champagne festivities.

    The Old Student House provides a relaxed atmosphere where you can taste well-known classics and classy rarities. Delicacies and snacks from oysters to caviar are available to enhance your experience.

    Where

    Old Student House – ”Vanha Ylioppilastalo”

    Mannerheimintie 3, 00100 Helsinki, Finland

    Entry tickets

    Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd: One-day festival ticket 20 €.

    The entrance fee includes Lehmann Glass Opale 21 champagne glass.

    Thursday 21st VIP Day: festival ticket 50 €.

    This year we are introducing a VIP Day, when all the champagnes are enjoyed in Lehmann’s gorgeous mouth-blown Grand Champagne glass. This will also be your souvenir to take home from Grand Champagne Helsinki. The day also includes special program in the event hall.

    Gather a group of friends and spend a day savouring champagne!

    Secure your place and purchase your entry tickets in advance from Ceesta Shop’s online store at a reduced price. Entry tickets will also be sold at the venue based on availablility.

    Tasting tickets for sampling champagnes costing €2 each can be purchased at the venue. The price of the tasting samples range from one ticket to six or more depending on the price category of the champagne. A separate fee applies for the Master Classes. Age restriction: 18 years+

    Welcome! Learn more and buy your tickets and Master Classes via www.grandchampagnehelsinki.fi

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    Me

    Essi Avellan is Finland’s first Master of Wine. Recognized as a champagne and sparkling wine specialist, Avellan is the author of several wine books, including Matka Champagneen and Parhaat samppanjat. She has also recently revised and extended the 3rd edition of Tom Stevenson’s award-winning Christie’s World Encyclopedia of Champagne and Sparkling Wine. For her MW studies she wrote her dissertation on single-vineyard Champagnes and won both the Lily Bollinger Medal for best taster and the Tim Derouet Memorial Award for best overall student.

     

    Essi also holds a Master of Science degree in Business Administration. Essi is a reputed wine judge; in addition to FINE Magazines and The World of Fine Wine tasting panels she had acted as the chair of Decanter World Wine Awards’ Champagne panel and is a jury member at the Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships.  She has been awarded the titles Dame-Officier of Ordre de Coteaux de Champagne and Commandeur of Commanderie de Bordeaux.

    https://essiavellan.com

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    Digital Me

    Explore Essence of Champagne with Essi Avellan MW. Renowned champagne specialist and Master of Wine, Essi Avellan’s personal champagne site at www.essiavellan.com offers you a brand new source of unbiased champagne opinions. Discover Essi’s vast library of recent tasting notes, Essi’s blog, essential champagne information, latest news, as well as the results of the champagne awards to which her palate has contributed.

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Essi Avellan MW , Wine Writer (Finland)  had a tasting of  14 Wines  from  4 Producers 

Roederer Cristal Rosé 2012 / “Already upon launch this rosé shows rare harmony and seamlessness. It is opulently fruity and exuberantly Pinot-packed yet at the same time seductively silky-textured. The voluminous palate is perfectly integrated to the wine’s superb freshness that carries it to a great length. Structured whilst soft and comes with Cristal Rosé’s hallmark elegance and radiance. Highly enjoyable already but with great long-term ageing capacity. A perfect reflection of the vintage’s best qualities.”

26d 4h ago

Essi Avellan MW , Wine Writer (Finland)  had a tasting of  50 Wines  from  33 Producers 

Champagne Magazine's 100 Best Champagnes 2021 -tasting day II.

6m 10d ago

Dom Pérignon 2010, Moët & Chandon
Grand Vintage 2012, Moët & Chandon
Vintage Rosé 2014, Louis Roederer
Brut Millésimé 2012, Charles Heidsieck
Blanc des Millénaires 2006, Charles Heidsieck
Cuvée Elisabeth Salmon Rosé 2007, Billecart-Salmon
Grand Brut NV (10's), Perrier-Jouët
Brut Réserve NV (10's), Taittinger
Comtes de Champagne Rosé 2007, Taittinger
RSRV Blanc de Blancs 2014, G.H. Mumm
Cuvée R. Lalou 2006, G.H. Mumm
Le Millésimé 2013, G.H. Mumm
Essentiel Blanc de Blancs Brut NV (10's), Piper-Heidsieck
Rare Rose 2008, Piper-Heidsieck
Rosé Première cuvée NV (10's), Bruno Paillard
Brut Nature NV (10's), Cattier
Millésime 2013, Cattier
Brut Rosé NV (10's), Cattier
Ambassadeurs Blanc de Blancs NV (10's), Comtes de Dampierre
Brut Millésimé 2007, Alfred Gratien
Green Label Organic Brut NV (10's), Lanson
Le Blanc de Blancs NV (10's), Lanson
Blanc de Blancs Brut Nature NV (10's), Laurent-Perrier
Grand Cru 2008, Pommery
Cuvée Louise 2004, Pommery
Millésimé Grand Cru 2012, Soutiran
Vintage 2012, Thiénot
TerroirEscence Extra Brut NV (10's), Penet-Chardonnet
Blanc de blancs vintage 2012, J. de Telmont
Grand Couronnement 2006, J. de Telmont
Grand Rosé NV (10's), J. de Telmont
Brut Réserve NV (10's), R. Pouillon & fils
Rosé Mosaique NV (10's), Jacquart
Blanc de Blancs vintage 2013, Jacquart
Emotion 2012, Vilmart & Cie
Grand Cellier NV (10's), Vilmart & Cie
Brut NV (10's), A.Robert
Brut Cuvée 1722 NV (10's), A.Robert
Brut Réserve NV (10's), Palmer & Co
Jolivettes Grand Cru 2016, Nicolas Maillart
Millésimé 2008, Jacques Selosse
Special Club 2014, Forget-Chemin
Cuvée Caractères NV (10's), Philippe Gamet
Rosé de Saignée NV (10's), Philippe Gamet
Brut Rosé NV (10's), Champagne de Castelnau
Harmonie de Blancs 2015, Alexandre Bonnet
Blanc de Noirs Brut NV (10's), Champagne Lallier
L'Intemporelle 2012, Champagne Mailly Grand Cru
Exception Blanche 2012, Champagne Mailly Grand Cru
Blanc de Noirs Extra Brut NV (10's), Champagne Lombard

Essi Avellan MW , Wine Writer (Finland)  had a tasting of  13 Wines  from  5 Producers 

Taittinger Comtes de Champagne 2008 / 97 points / Remarkable purity and finesse on this racey and mineral Comtes packed with energy and tension. Elegant restraint on the smoky-toasty, coolly fruity nose with lemon and flower potpourri. Linear and long, beautifully mouthwatering. Still young but enormously enjoyable.

10m 4d ago

Essi Avellan MW , Wine Writer (Finland)  had a tasting of  7 Wines  from  5 Producers 

Cristal 2008 / 100 points / Tight, hugely promising nose still with restraint. There is immaculat purity and radiance to the chalk and toast nuanced nose full of cool, crisp fruit and baking spices complexity. A lovely feather light feeling yet fruit packed palate of fabulous electric vivacity. The finish is so long and mineral with a chalky bite promising great longevity. A wine that puts a big smile on my face.

1y 10m ago

Essi Avellan MW , Wine Writer (Finland)  had a tasting of  11 Wines  from  4 Producers 

Charles Heidsieck Blanc de Blancs 96 points / This brand new wine follows the Charles Heidsieck non-vintage blanc de blancs tradition that was initiated back in 1947. The aimed style is sumptuous as one can expect from the house but cellar master Cyril Brun has also wanted to highlight freshness of youth in it to make a clear difference to age-mellowed and concentrated the Blanc des Millénaires. Pure and pristinely fruity, coffee and cream laden nose with ample lemony floral fruitiness with a touch of pepper. The palate expresses more minerality and salinity increasing towards the back palate. The wine hides its 10g/l dosage feeling perfectly balanced and fresh, even a little tight at this point. Stunningly creamy texture with minuscule gently bubbles waking up the palate. Long, driven palate with impeccable precision.

2y 29d ago

Essi Avellan MW , Wine Writer (Finland)  had a tasting of  11 Wines  from  3 Producers 

The 2007 Philipponnat Just Rosé is a super charmer with peachy colour and equally peach laden fruit. Lovely edge of toast, exotic spices and patisserie. The most exiting element is the seductively silky and winey palate full of super suculent fruit. Soft and mellow, well-built palate full of character. Delightful. November 2017 disgorgement tasted. 96 points

2y 5m ago

Essi Avellan MW , Wine Writer (Finland)  had a tasting of  67 Wines  from  49 Producers 

Champagne Magazine's The 100 Best Champagnes -tasting day II - best Rosé's and Blanc de Blancs'

2y 11m ago

Dom Pérignon Rosé 2006, Moët & Chandon
Cristal 2009, Louis Roederer
Pol Roger vintage rosé 2008, Pol Roger
Blason de France Rose NV (10's), Joseph Perrier
Brut Impérial Rosé 2005, Joseph Perrier
Rosé Millésime 2006, Charles Heidsieck
Rosé Réserve NV (10's), Charles Heidsieck
Cuvée des Moines Rosé NV (10's), Besserat de Bellefon
Triple B Brut Nature 2013, Besserat de Bellefon
Rosé NV (10's), Bollinger
La Grande Année rosé 2007, Bollinger
Blanc de Blancs NV (10's), Perrier-Jouët
Belle Epoque Blanc de blancs 2004, Perrier-Jouët
Comtes de Champagne 2007, Taittinger
RSRV Rose Foujita NV (10's), G.H. Mumm
Le Millésimé 2008, G.H. Mumm
Rosé Sauvage NV (10's), Piper-Heidsieck
Dom Ruinart Blanc de Blancs 2007, Ruinart
Dom Ruinart Rosé 2004, Ruinart
Rosé Brut NV (10's), Champagne Henriot
Henriot Blanc de Blancs NV (10's), Champagne Henriot
Rosé Millésime 2008, Champagne Henriot
Joyau de France 2007, Boizel
Brut Rosé NV (10's), Cattier
Clos du Moulin Rosé NV (10's), Cattier
Cuvée des Ambassadeurs Rosé NV (10's), Comtes de Dampierre
Amour de Deutz Rosé 2006, Deutz
Green Label Organic Brut NV (10's), Lanson
Rose Label NV (10's), Lanson
Rosé Terroirs Chouilly-Bisseuil NV (10's), AR Lenoble
Grande Rosé NV (10's), Montaudon
Blanc de Blancs 2010, Soutiran
Cuvée Stanislas 2007, Thiénot
Rosé Origine 2012, Dumangin J. Fils
Blanc de Blancs NV (10's), Janisson & Fils
Blanc de Blancs NV (10's), Barons de Rothschild
Rosé Brut NV (10's), Barons de Rothschild
Cuvée des Caudalies Millésime 2008, De Sousa & Fils
J- de Telmont Blanc de Blans Brut Millésime NV (10's), J. de Telmont
Blanc de Blancs Brut NV (10's), Paul Goerg
Mineral Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut 2012, Agrapart & Fils
Blanc de Blancs d'Aÿ Grand Cru Brut NV (10's), Gaston Chiquet
Brut Rosé NV (10's), Jacquart
Blanc de Blancs vintage 2012, Jacquart
Brut Mosaïque NV (10's), Jacquart
Rosé Réserve NV (10's), Palmer & Co
Blanc de Blancs NV (10's), Palmer & Co
Cuvée Pure Meunier NV (10's), Moutardier
Brut Rosé NV (10's), Mumm Napa
Mesnillésime 2009, Guy Charlemagne
Special Club 'Grands Terroirs de Chardonnay' 2012, Pierre Gimonnet
Cuvée Rosé Grand Cru Aÿ NV (10's), Henri Goutorbe
Grand Bouquet Blanc de Blancs 2012, Vazart-Coquart
Cuvée Rosé NV (10's), Philippe Gamet
Rosé de Saignée NV (10's), Philippe Gamet
Cuvée Caractères NV (10's), Philippe Gamet
Hors Catégorie Édition C.T 2115 Brut NV (10's), Champagne de Castelnau
Blanc de Blancs 2005, Champagne de Castelnau
Les Échansons 2008, Champagne Mailly Grand Cru
Blanc de Noirs Grand Cru NV (10's), Georges Vesselle
Carte d'Or Blanc de Noirs NV (10's), Philippe Fourrier
Special Club 2013, Moussé Fils
Pinot Blanc Vrai Brut NV (10's), Champagne François Diligent
Brut Nature Blanc de Blancs NV (10's), Champagne Lombard
Blanc de Blancs NV (10's), Vinoble Laculle
Absolu Blanc de Blancs NV (10's), Champagne Minière F&R
Bansionensi Extra-Brut NV (10's), Eric Taillet
Moussé Fils, Champagne, France
Georges Vesselle, Champagne, France
Vinoble Laculle, Champagne, France
Eric Taillet, Champagne, France
Besserat de Bellefon, Champagne, France
Barons de Rothschild, Champagne, France
Lanson, Champagne, France
Montaudon, Champagne, France
G.H. Mumm, Champagne, France
Comtes de Dampierre, Champagne, France
Joseph Perrier, Champagne, France
J. de Telmont, Champagne, France
Champagne Minière F&R, Champagne, France
Philippe Gamet, Champagne, France
Henri Goutorbe, Champagne, France
Champagne François Diligent, Champagne, France
Champagne Lombard, Champagne, France
Philippe Fourrier, Champagne, France
Paul Goerg, Champagne, France
Mumm Napa, California, United States
Vazart-Coquart, Champagne, France
Moutardier, Champagne, France
Piper-Heidsieck, Champagne, France
Louis Roederer, Champagne, France
Gaston Chiquet, Champagne, France
Charles Heidsieck, Champagne, France
Dumangin J. Fils, Champagne, France
Thiénot, Champagne, France
Moët & Chandon, Champagne, France
Janisson & Fils, Champagne, France
Pol Roger, Champagne, France
Champagne Mailly Grand Cru, Champagne, France
Perrier-Jouët, Champagne, France
Champagne de Castelnau, Champagne, France
Deutz, Champagne, France
AR Lenoble, Champagne, France
Boizel, Champagne, France
Taittinger, Champagne, France
Palmer & Co, Champagne, France
Soutiran, Champagne, France
Pierre Gimonnet, Champagne, France
Agrapart & Fils, Champagne, France
Champagne Henriot, Champagne, France
De Sousa & Fils, Champagne, France
Cattier, Champagne, France
Ruinart, Champagne, France
Guy Charlemagne, Champagne, France
Jacquart, Champagne, France
Bollinger, Champagne, France

Essi Avellan MW , Wine Writer (Finland)  had a tasting of  44 Wines  from  32 Producers 

Champagne Magazine's The 100 Best Champagnes 2018-tasting / Day 1

3y 8d ago

Egérie Extra-Brut Millesime 2006, Pannier
Rich NV (10's), Pol Roger
Cuvée Royale Brut Blanc de Blancs NV (10's), Joseph Perrier
Brut Réserve NV (10's), Charles Heidsieck
Blanc des Millénaires 2004, Charles Heidsieck
Special Cuvée NV (10's), Bollinger
Grand Brut NV (10's), Perrier-Jouët
RSRV Cuvée 4.5 NV (10's), G.H. Mumm
Cordon Rouge Brut NV (10's), G.H. Mumm
Vintage 2008, Piper-Heidsieck
Rare 2002, Piper-Heidsieck
Essentiel Cuvée Brut NV (10's), Piper-Heidsieck
Joyau de France 2007, Boizel
Brut Antique Premier Cru NV (10's), Cattier
Clos du Moulin NV (10's), Cattier
Extra Brut NV (10's), Duval-Leroy
Gold Label 2008, Lanson
Cuvée des 6 Cépages NV (10's), Moutard-Diligent
Cuvée Louise Brut Nature 2004, Pommery
Cuvée Garance 2008, Thiénot
Palmes D’Or 2008, Nicolas Feuillatte
Brut Vintage 2008, Nicolas Feuillatte
Orpale Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru 2004, Orpale
De Saint Gall Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut NV (10's), De Saint Gall
Millésime 2009, Dumangin J. Fils
Zero Dosage NV (10's), Barons de Rothschild
Mycorhize Grand Cru Extra Brut NV (10's), De Sousa & Fils
Cuvée 3A NV (10's), De Sousa & Fils
Blanc de Noirs NV (10's), Palmer & Co
Extra-Brut NV (10's), José Michel
Grand Vintage 2010, José Michel
Grand Vintage 2010, José Michel
Blanc de Noirs Extra Brut NV (10's), Edouard Brun
Réserve 1er Cru Brut NV (10's), Edouard Brun
Carte Blanche Extra-Brut NV (10's), Forget-Chemin
Marie Forget NV (10's), Forget-Chemin
Blanc de Noirs NV (10's), Philippe Gamet
Millesime Brut Nature 2012, Philippe Gamet
Brut Rosé NV (10's), Champagne de Castelnau
Grand Cru Blanc de Noirs Brut NV (10's), Champagne Mailly Grand Cru
Cuvee Reserve NV (10's), H. Billiot & Fils
Biographie Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs 2010, Michel Genet
Marius Nature Zéro Dosage NV (10's), Yannick Prévoteau
Bansionensi Extra-Brut NV (10's), Eric Taillet

Essi Avellan MW , Wine Writer (Finland)  had a tasting of  25 Wines  from  21 Producers 

The sixth day of 100 Best Champagnes-tasting with prestige Cuvées and best vintage Champagnes.

3y 2m ago

Essi Avellan MW , Wine Writer (Finland)  had a tasting of  37 Wines  from  29 Producers 

The 100 Best Champagne -day 5 with Prestige Cuvées.

3y 2m ago

MCIII NV (10's), Moët & Chandon
Grand Vintage 2008, Moët & Chandon
Cristal 2009, Louis Roederer
Vintage 2012, Louis Roederer
Veuve Clicquot Brut NV (10's), Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin
Pol Roger vintage 2008, Pol Roger
Cuvée Royal Brut 2004, Joseph Perrier
Special Cuvée NV (10's), Bollinger
La Grande Année 2007, Bollinger
Belle Epoque 2008, Perrier-Jouët
Vintage 2009, Taittinger
Comtes de Champagne Rosé 2006, Taittinger
Les Folies de la Marquetterie NV (10's), Taittinger
Brut Prestige Rosé NV (10's), Taittinger
Cuvée Brut NV (10's), Piper-Heidsieck
Joyau de France 2000, Boizel
Cuvée Léonie Brut NV (10's), Canard-Duchêne
Louis XV Brut 2006, De Venoge
Grand Millésime 2006, Gosset
Alain Thiénot Brut NV (10's), Thiénot
Thiénot Cuvée Alain Thiénot 2007, Thiénot
Blanc de Noirs Vintage 2006, Nicolas Feuillatte
De Saint Gall Demi-Sec NV (10's), De Saint Gall
Cuvée Prestige Brut NV (10's), Blondel
Brut Tradition NV (10's), Paul Goerg
Brut Mosaïque NV (10's), Jacquart
Grand Nectar NV (10's), Beaumont des Crayeres
Special Club 2012, Forget-Chemin
Comte de Marne Brut 2000, Charles Mignon
Hors Catégorie Édition C.T 2115 Brut NV (10's), Champagne de Castelnau
Millésime 2008, Champagne Lallier
Les Échansons 2007, Champagne Mailly Grand Cru
L'Ame de Jean NV (10's), Ruffin & Fils
Armand de Brignac Rosé NV (10's), Champagne Armand de Brignac
Collision Meunier Rosé NV (10's), Champagne Xavier-Loriot
Perle de Lumière NV (10's), Champagne Veuve Olivier & Fils
Vieille Réserve Brut NV (10's), Champagne Veuve Olivier & Fils

Essi Avellan MW , Wine Writer (Finland)  had a tasting of  35 Wines  from  25 Producers 

The Best 100 Champagnes 2017 -tasting, Day 3 - Blanc de Noirs Champagnes.

3y 6m ago

Essi Avellan MW , Wine Writer (Finland)  had a tasting of  34 Wines  from  31 Producers 

The 100 Best Champagnes 2017 - tasting day II - 40 Blanc de Blancs!

3y 7m ago

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