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Taittinger Champagne Brut Reserve

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Taittinger Champagne Brut Reserve 375ml Half bottle        
Sku: 1016160*

Tasting notes
An elegantly fresh and delicate Champagne blended from a high proportion of Chardonnay grapes to yield a refined flavor palette of pear and stone fruits offset by warm, yeasty notes and hints of breadcrust.

Rating
 Wine Spectator 91 points
Shows elegance and finesse, but also an understated power, as the initial richness gives way to the firm structure, setting the stage for biscuit, honey and ginger notes. Fine length. Drink now through 2010. Score: 91. —Bruce Sanderson, December 15, 2006.
 Wine Enthusiast 91 points
Pale straw in color with a fine bead. As always, this is an elegant, distinctive and impeccably crisp Champagne. It is the epitome of stylish; tightly focused, it gently unwraps itself into a graceful, immaculately clean finish that's lightly toasty and hints at coconut and vanilla wafer. Score: 91. —Paul Gregutt, December 01, 2006.

Technical notes
Taittinger Brut Reserve is a blend of Chardonnay wines (40%) and Pinot wines (60%) from 40 different vineyards and matured to perfection. Such a high proportion of Chardonnay is seldom found among the great champagnes.

Food pairing
It can be drunk as an aperitif or with food, preferably with an evening meal. It is a perfect accompaniment to white meat (lamb with chanterelles), crayfish or mushroom quiche

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Country: France
Region: Champagne
Grape Varietal: Champagne Blend
Type: Sparkling
 
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