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 120

  • drwine2001 wrote:

    January 7, 2017 - Disgorged 2013. Full yellow. Full bodied, bone dry, excellent minerality and black fruit, powerful finish. Serious, assertive Champagne.

  • bigdogflow Likes this wine: (97 points)

    January 2, 2017 - Great depth and mouth feel. Creamy with a great finish.

  • drjb Likes this wine: (95 points)

    December 25, 2016 - Light straw colour. Fresh nose of strawberry, red apple, nougat, brioche and leatherwood honey. Palate beautifully balanced with the rich fruit matched by a fine acid and mineral line and drive. Not oxidative or developed despite a year in the cellar. A great Xmas Champagne.

  • Kalzenith Likes this wine:

    December 18, 2016 - - Bottled 2002, disgorged 2007.

    - The wine is amber colored.

    - There is no sediment in the bottle.

    - It smells like raisin and stones.

    - The taste right up front is overwhelmingly raisin-like with subtle overtones of lemon pith; the medium length finish is hiding notes of fresh lemon, stone, and hints of vanilla.

    - The body is medium heavy, much like a raisin is to a grape.

    - There's a rounded, smooth texture underneath the carbonation (which is dissipating quickly, probably due to the glass choice).

    - It has medium acidity that you mostly notice after swallowing.

    - After opening up more, it's brighter with some subtle orchard fruit notes (peach?)

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  • CamWheeler wrote: (92 points)

    November 13, 2016 - CF's Birthday: Disgorged July 2014. Lemon pie, ginger, orange, roses and earthy notes. Powerful and full bodied but there is genuinely good texture and balance, with a little more acid than the last bottle I had of this wine. Drinking well now.

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

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  • 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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    Dec-13, IWC Issue #10167, 12/1/2013 (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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    June 2013, Issue #51 (link)

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

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    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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    6/3/2009 (link)

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    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 59 (5%)
  • In Cellars 726 (57%)
  • Consumed 498 (39%)

Food Pairing

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

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