Baron Fuenté Grand Cépages Chardonnay Champagne, Ac

Champagne Champagne
Champagne, France

$57.75 (471045)

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91 pts
4
November 12, 2016

Critic Reviews (2)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Quite the reductive sulphury nose with striking south eastern spice including ginger, cardamom and galangal. Exotic...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Mature, very nutty and toasty, not to say oxidative, this is a champagne for fans of less fruit and more...

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Community Reviews (2)

amethystwine
amethystwine

Single varietal CHARDONNAY Champagne...expect a different experience from all of the Brut Cuvee available at the same price point. A good contrast to Baron-Fuente's Vintage Grand Millisime which is known for it's Pinot Meunier focused aromatics and fruitiness. Try this Grand Cepages Chardonnay at the upcoming Gourmet Food & Wine Expo in Toronto Nov 17 to 20th.

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Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

This Blanc de Blanc not for the faint at heart

Description: Bright gold in colour with an intense nose and fine mousse. This complex wine features toasted oak, brioche, yeast, lemon zest, green & yellow apples, pear, pink grapefruit, lime, ginger, cardamom, salted almonds and fresh cut carnations. Full body with good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: None

Thanks to my wife for this Champagne for my birthday

Drink now or in the next 2-3 years on its own or pair it with Raspberry Point Oysters.

Tasted: 12 March 2017

Top Pick

Score: 9+/10, Value: 8.5+/10 (Sale Price: 9/10), Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+

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