White - Sparkling

1998 Pierre Péters Champagne Grand Cru Cuvée Speciale Blanc de Blancs Les Chetillons

Chardonnay

  • France
  • > Champagne
  • > Le Mesnil Sur Oger
  • > Champagne Grand Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 37

  • cweiss Likes this wine:

    December 14, 2013 - Foodie Thanksgiving. Big, balanced. Young yet. Excellent champagne.

  • Tartiflette wrote: (90 points)

    June 11, 2013 - Wonderful and fruity style. Not a complex and complicated wine, but never the less, it's very charming. Lots of fruit but very little acid. Hazelnuts, caramel, dow and toffee. And of course citrus and melon.

  • fredb Likes this wine:

    April 6, 2012 - Lot Code 1103. Medium gold color. Nose of bread, nuts, lemon, and shortbread. Abundant, medium bead delivers a mineral, citrus, and slightly floral bread character to the palate, which persists into a nutty, long finish. Delicious and well structured for holding or even developing further in the bottle. Drink or hold.

  • Eric wrote:

    November 25, 2010 - Mmm, yeasty, and quite mature, maybe more advanced than I expected but with such gorgeous bread-dough aspect to it. Really lovely while cooking and then to welcome guests to Thanksgiving.

  • fredb Likes this wine:

    May 15, 2010 - Lot code 1103. Medium yellow-gold color, medium, abundant bead. Rich nose of honeyed baked bread, almonds, hazelnuts, and a hint of cream. On the palate, this shows some age with rich bread and nut notes that are initially hidden by a honeyed graham cracker essence that makes this very easy to enjoy and seemingly fully mature. Persistent masculine structural elements keep this full on the palate, while a crispness keeps the medium-long finish clean. Really compelling right now from this batch, but likely to make older bones with more time on the cork. Delicious. Drink or hold.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    November/December 2005, Issue #123 (link)

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  • By Richard Jennings
    12/8/2006 (link) 91 points

    (Pierre Péters Champagne Grand Cru Cuvée Speciale Blanc de Blancs Les Chetillons) Very reserved nose; tasty, high acidity, rock salt and mineral, almost steely with good grip; long finish 91+ pts.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1998
  • Type White - Sparkling
  • Producer Pierre Péters
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation Cuvée Speciale Blanc de Blancs
  • Vineyard Les Chetillons
  • Country France
  • Region Champagne
  • SubRegion Le Mesnil Sur Oger
  • Appellation Champagne Grand Cru

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 4 (2%)
  • In Cellars 90 (41%)
  • Consumed 126 (57%)

Food Pairing

chicken and chantrelles in cream, scallops in cream, trout

Who Likes This Wine

100% Like It  2 votes