White - Sparkling

N.V. Egly-Ouriet Champagne Brut "Les Vignes de Vrigny" 1er Cru

Pinot Meunier

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Community Tasting Notes 232

  • Rieslingfan wrote:

    January 29, 2017 - July 2014 disgorgement

    Deep, red fruit and citrus with a dominant bass note that carried through the palate. This is a dark-toned Champagne, almost meaty in its intensity. I have had several editions of this wine, and always enjoy it. This edition seems more serious than some prior versions.

  • CamWheeler wrote: (90 points)

    January 17, 2017 - Burgundy and Rhone: 100% Pinot Meunier, disgorged 07/16. Lemon, light earth, apple and floral notes. Nice acid flow, clean and nicely persistent. Drinking well now.

  • Kirk Grant wrote:

    December 25, 2016 - July 2013 Disgorgement (36 months):
    Color: A deep golden yellow
    Smell: Slightly smoky with prominent notes of brioche along with a creamy lemon creme and green apples.
    Taste: Layers of pear, quince, lemon, and chalk open up and build on themselves as the wine continues to unwind.
    Overall: Outstanding!! If you have a bottle of this disgorgement...do yourself a favor and crack one. Med+ acidity, med+ fruit, and a long finish.

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  • Lewis Likes this wine: (90 points)

    December 9, 2016 - (Disgorged Jun 2015). My second bottle. Same comment. Great champagne at this price.

  • Lewis Likes this wine: (91 points)

    November 24, 2016 - (Disgorged Jun 2015). Fresh and crispy but with great depth in aroma and palate. Very good intensity and balance. Refined, precise and lovely!

    1 person found this helpful Comment
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  • By Richard Jennings
    11/20/2013 (link) 93 points

    (NV Egly-Ouriet Champagne Brut "Les Vignes de Vrigny" 1er Cru) Light yellow color with abundant, steady, tiny bubbles; appealing, yeasty, tart peach, baked pear, almond nose; very tasty, poised, yeasty, creamy textured, almond, mineral palate; medium-plus finish (100% Pinot Meunier; 40 months on yeasts; disgorged November 2012) 93+ points

  • By Richard Jennings
    11/18/2009 (link) 91 points

    (NV Egly-Ouriet Champagne Brut "Les Vignes de Vrigny" 1er Cru) Light peach yellow color; baked apple, autolytic, apple crisp nose; tasty, baked apple, mineral, tart peach palate; medium-plus finish

  • By Richard Jennings
    11/18/2007 (link) 91 points

    (NV Egly-Ouriet Champagne Brut "Les Vignes de Vrigny" 1er Cru) Lovely stone fruit and baked peach nose; very tasty apricot, peach and minerals palate; medium finish 91+ pts.

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  • By Chris Kissack
    November 2007 (link) 15.5 points

    (NV Egly-Ouriet Les Vignes de Vrigny) Purchased Summer 2007. This is a 100% Pinot Meunier cuvée. A moderately rich golden hue, with a huge bead - there are bubbles just everywhere. The nose is very aromatic, floral and yet rather meaty, with a biscuity, caramel character at first, and then plenty of candied fruits. The palate starts off fresh, with a full and lively mousse as might be expected from the wine's appearance, and it is full of characterful flavour. It is nicely rounded, soft, fairly well composed, but to be critical the definition isn't really there; there is good flavour, but without the framework of acidity or structure behind it. But it is certainly interesting to drink, but I think the reason Pinot Meunier is employed most commonly as a blending grape - not in the grander cuvées - is evident here.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage N.V.
  • Type White - Sparkling
  • Producer Egly-Ouriet
  • Varietal Pinot Meunier
  • Designation Brut "Les Vignes de Vrigny" 1er Cru
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Champagne
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  • Appellation Champagne

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  • In Cellars 467 (37%)
  • Consumed 783 (62%)

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