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    6 227
  • Producer ranking ?

    162
  • Decanting time

    15min
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • Food Pairing

    Seafood, Salads & Consommes

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The Story

Every Grand Vintage is unique and original, the Cellar Master’s free, personal interpretation in service of revealing the exceptional personality of singular vintage years. 

Grand Vintage 2008 perfectly embodies the Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage spirit, a spirit founded on three essential values:

  • Freedom of interpretation
  • Selection of the year’s most remarkable wines
  • Individuality of the vintage

For champagnes distinguished by their maturity, complexity and charisma.

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Grand Vintage 2004 Graceful - Elegant - Sleek

Every Grand Vintage is unique and original, the cellar master’s personal, free interpretation in service of the singular qualities of that year’s grapes.

Grand Vintage 2004 perfectly embodies the three essential values of the Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage spirit:

freedom of interpretation, selection of the year's most remarkable wines, respect for the individuality of each vintage for finely aged champagnes which stand out for their maturity, complexity and charisma.

Assemblage
Chardonnay: 38 %
Pinot Noir: 33 %
Pinot Meunier: 29 %
Dosage: 5 g/litre

Food Pairing
Grand Vintage 2004 pairs perfectly with

Fish, seafood and caviar
Duck and white meat such as poultry
Fresh green flavours like coriander or lemongrass
The sweet-tart flavours of citrus fruit
Bracing flavours like green tomato or lemon
Almonds, hazel nuts, figs
Risotto, pasta

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Tasting note

color

Light, Green-Yellow and Bright

ending

Long, Flavorful and Lingering

flavors

Toasty, Citrus, White fruits, Apricot, Mineral and Creamy

nose

Complex, Pure, Opulent and Intense

recommend

Yes

taste

High in Acidity, Low alcohol content, Balanced, Well-structured, Concentrated, Youthful, Medium-bodied, Toasty, Fresh, Firm and Dry

Verdict

Impressive and Sophisticated

Written Notes

Bright yellow. Aromas of pineapple and honeysuckle. Bracing and mineral, with flavours of grapefruit and a long finish.

I prefer drinking this to Dom Pérignon 2004, which is less open. This has a charming toasty and citrussy character with mouthfilling body. Great champagne to drink now at 6-8C and served with Smoked Salmon Skagen.
  • 91p
Pale lemon yellow, small bubbles. Autolyses, apples and some yellow plums and minerals. Fresh acidity, elegant mousse, good length.
  • 89p
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Origin

Reims, Champagne

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