'Blanc de Noirs' Brut Grand Cru Bouzy Champagne NV

Grapes Pinot Noir
Colour White
Origin France, Champagne
Other Vegetarian
Village Bouzy
Classification Grand Cru
ABV 12.5%

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 higher than Bollinger by Robert Parker this is exceptional value! L&S (Mar 2005)

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100% Pinot Noir from Bouzy, 35-year-old vines sustainably farmed without chemicals. Cover crops. Dosage 6 g/l. 18,000 bottles. Mushrooms and grapefruit. Quite woodsy, quite savoury with a note of truffle through the white citrus. Acacia blossom dipped in lemon honey. Real weight and showy breadth in the mouth. Masses of bubbles, but not astringent. Drinking range: 2023 - 2028 Rating: 16.5 Tamlyn Currin - (Jun 2023)

*STAR BUY* The toasty, sappy thrust of a champagne made entirely from pinot noir is immensely pleasing. This is bold, big, reassuring and amazing value. 'The Best Champagnes for Christmas'.Victoria Moore, The Daily Telegraph (Nov 2018)

Emerging from the Grand Cru village of Bouzy, the NV Brut Blanc de Noirs offers notable textural resonance and breadth. Kirsch, plum, white flowers and spice build in a creamy, open-knit Champagne that will drink well with minimal cellaring. There's real Pinot character and breadth here. Dosage is 6 grams per liter. Disgorged: October 5, 2022. Drinking range: 2023 - 2031 Rating: 92 Antonio Galloni, The Wine Advocate (Nov 2023)

Champagne Barnaut

Edmond Barnaut was a grape-grower and wine-broker when in 1873 he married the daughter of an old Bouzy family, Apolline Godmé-Barancourt. Using his own and his wife's vineyards he created his own marque and began selling bottles the following year. Philippe and Laurette Secondé took over in 1985, and they have now been joined by their son Guillaume Secondé, the 5th generation of the Barnaut family. After 150 harvests, Guillaume's return to the domaine, gradually taking his spot as "future chef" for the 6th generation.

The Secondés make well-aged Champagnes (five years average for the Grande Réserve) which are very representative of the full-bodied style of Bouzy - the excellent Pinot Noir of the village's Grand Cru Vineyards providing the backbone (2/3) of the Grande Réserve and all of the Blanc de Noirs. As Philippe puts it 'I want to express our exceptional terroir, naturally and simply, without artifice and without giving in to fashions.'.

The domaine is certified for High Environmental Value (HVE) and Sustainable Viticulture in Champagne (VDC).

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