White - Sparkling

N.V. Egly-Ouriet Champagne Grand Cru Blanc de Noirs Les Crayères

Pinot Noir

  • France
  • Champagne
  • Champagne Grand Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 105

  • cbforever1 wrote: (92 points)

    May 22, 2016 - Today it lost the battle with 2002 Pol Roger Winston Churchill, but it remains nonetheless an excellent blanc de noir. If you look for power and masculinity this is definitely something you should take in great consideration.

  • aquacongas Likes this wine: (95 points)

    May 22, 2016 - As always very convincing, still one of my favorite BdN, power, elegance, freshness, complexity all in one. Great with food, very long clean finish, the wood is perfectly integrated, not that oxidative as Selosse

  • RolfT Likes this wine: (90 points)

    May 13, 2016 - 2008 base. 2014 disgorgement.

    What a strange champagne! I've never tasted anything like it. We tasted this blind and I suspected it as made on some strange grape variety outside of champagne. Challenging for many at the tasting. I give it 2 points for being an odity.

  • aquacongas Likes this wine: (95 points)

    April 30, 2016 - Disgorged Nov 2008, my first bought at Francis Egly. Fantastic. Perfectly aged,fresh baken Breadcrust, Nuts, Almonds, orange peel, fullbodied, light oxidative style but with a great acidity backbone. Perfect to lobster, veal, tuna and turbot. Long clean finish. For me his BdN ist Egly's best effort. Great fun. with 8 years of bottle aging close to his top. 95-96

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  • BSA Likes this wine: (94 points)

    April 24, 2016 - My first of the July 2013 disg. Wow, so so lovely. Rich and expressive as usual. Rough, yet silky and smooth. Baked apples, smoke, nuts, mushroom and biscuits. Vinous! Overall very good balance. Only thing to point to is that prehaps it was a touch to sweet. Had thought I would find in too early stage, but it was not. Of course got better with air/temp as usual, but was at very high level already out of the gate. Got the usual pairing in our home: comte and (this time Italian) ham. Not sure of ideal drinking window. Perhaps 8-10 years? Looking forward to be enjoing many more.

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  • By John Gilman
    Nov/Dec 2015, Issue #60, A Little Holiday Champagne, 11/1/2015

    (NV Egly-Ouriet Brut Blanc de Noirs “Grand Cru” NV (Ambonnay) Disgorged July 2014) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By John Gilman
    May/Jun 2015, Issue #57, The June 2015 Champagne and Sparkling Wine Report Tales From Two Weeks In the Region in April

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    Champagne: The Season’s New Releases (Nov 2014), 11/1/2014 (link)

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    The Season’s Best NV Champagne Releases (Jan 2015), 1/1/2014 (link)

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    Dec-13, IWC Issue #10167, 12/1/2013 (link)

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    Champagne – A Wine For All Seasons (Nov 2013) (link)

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  • By John Gilman
    Jul/Aug 2013, Issue #46, The Annual Champagne and Sparkling Wine Report Summer of 2013

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  • By Allen Meadows
    June 2013, Issue #51 (link)

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    5/20/2013 (link)

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    November 2012 (link)

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  • By Allen Meadows
    April 2012, Issue #46 (link)

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  • By Brad Baker
    September 2011, Issue #12, Champagne Tasting Notes

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    December 2010 (link)

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    Dec-10, IWC Issue #20101, 12/1/2010 (link)

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    New Releases from Champagne (Dec 2010) (link)

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    6/3/2009 (link)

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    November 2008 (link)

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    November/December 2006, IWC Issue #129 (link)

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Rockss and Fruit

  • By Lyle Fass
    7/20/2007 (link)

    (NV Egly-Ouriet NV Blanc de Noirs Grand Cru "Les Crayeres") It was very bready, very yeasty with a nice very pale rose color. The palate was a touch out of balance but there was nice concentrated fruit and wonderful delicate mousse but this definetly was in the typical powerful Egly style. Not that refined. Drink with steak. Expensive too for what it is. The Pinot Meunier (Les Vignes de Vrigny) is way better and a much better value.

Winedoctor

  • By Chris Kissack
    April 2005 (link) 16.5 points

    (NV Egly-Ouriet Blanc de Noirs Vieille Vignes) A tasting of the NV cuvée on the market at the time, I believe. A producer I have ear-marked for my forthcoming Champagne feature. A little cheesy on the nose, denoting Pinot here. Apples too, as pointed out by Toby. Good, altogether palate.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage N.V.
  • Type White - Sparkling
  • Producer Egly-Ouriet
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation Blanc de Noirs
  • Vineyard Les Crayères
  • Country France
  • Region Champagne
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Champagne Grand Cru

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 51 (4%)
  • In Cellars 697 (60%)
  • Consumed 422 (36%)

Food Pairing

Beef, Comte, foie gras, Hard mature cheeses, Lamb, Light meat, Lobster, Poultry, Smoked or cured meat, Veal

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