BARNAUT Blanc de Noirs Brut Grand Cru Bouzy
A big, full-blown, powerful blanc de noirs (100% Pinot Noir from the Grand Cru vineyards of Bouzy), which nevertheless retains a balance and freshness along with its considerable vinosity. Rated even... ( more info )
BARNAUT Authentique Rosé Brut Grand Cru Bouzy
A slightly fuller bodied, but really easy drinking Rosé, with notes of fresh wild strawberries and a delicate finish.
CHAMPAGNE LEGRAS Blanc de Blancs Brut Grand Cru Chouilly
From the Grand Cru vineyards of Chouilly, this entirely Chardonnay champagne has pale colour, smooth weight and fresh flavour, with remarkable clean length and a zesty finish. A really exciting quality... ( more info )
LARMANDIER-BERNIER 'Latitude' Extra Brut 1er Cru
Very dry blend of 80% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Noir from Vertus (this is in fact an extra-brut), elegant and pure flavours, making for an interesting contrast to the Egly-Ouriet style. Breathtaking... ( more info )
LEGRAS Rosé Brut Grand Cru Chouilly
Pretty, elegant, light Rosé, with plenty of red berry fruit this is a lovely aperitif, and works well with food too.
EGLY-OURIET Les Vignes de Vrigny Brut 1er Cru
A very unusual Champagne, in the sense that there is no attempt to make a cuvée (blend) this is a single variety (Pinot Meunier) from very old vines at a single site in the village of Vrigny. Francis... ( more info )
LARMANDIER-BERNIER 'Longitude' Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut 1er Cru
This is a touch more full bodied than the Tradition, even though it is 100% Chardonnay, with some evolved notes yet still very elegant and long. Now labelled as 'Longitude.'
2004 LEGRAS Présidence Vieilles Vignes Brut Grand Cru Chouilly
This is a Champagne wine of the great harvests. This fresh, full and round wine is a living testimony to the 1989,1992,1995,1998, 2002 and 2004 vintages. Its ageing potential of around ten years will... ( more info )
LARMANDIER-BERNIER Terre de Vertus Non Dosé 1er Cru
100% Chardonnay from Premier Crus vineyards planted in 1982 and 1962, given absolutely no 'dosage', making it an ultra brut, and in Pierre Larmandier's words a true expression of the Vertus 'terroir... ( more info )
EGLY-OURIET Tradition Brut Grand Cru Ambonnay
The wine is fermented using natural yeast and aged on the lees for a year so that the wines clarify slowly, before they are bottled without fining or filtering. The cuvée (70% Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay... ( more info )
2006 LARMANDIER-BERNIER Vieilles Vignes de Cramant Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut Grand Cru
Pierre Larmandier is well placed with his Grand Cru vineyard in Cramant, planted in 1960 and 1932 . This a minimal 'dosage', and is an 'Extra Brut' (less than 3g residual sugar), but the creamy texture... ( more info )