White - Sparkling

N.V. Veuve A. Devaux Champagne Grande Réserve

Champagne Blend

  • France
  • Champagne
Drink between 2014 - 2016 (Edit)
CT83.9 12 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 10

  • maxima wrote: 85 points

    June 29, 2018 - Bu en succ.
    Trop levuré et sur les amandes, le fruit est écrasé.

  • Goldstone wrote: 74 points

    August 22, 2011 - Three bottles opened to check on the 79-pointer I opened back in January. This is just about drinkable but long over the hill....not worth the US$37 I paid per bottle for a case back in 2009. A freshly disgorged bottle might be nice but it seems in Asia there are a lot of "past sell-by date" bottles that don't make it worth taking the chance.

  • peternelson wrote: 90 points

    August 3, 2011 - Good cake notes and medium yeasty aromas; very classic, nice tart apple, medium balance, very high acidity, taut, with a long finish. Very solid. 2/3 PN, 1/3 Chard.

  • Goldstone wrote: 79 points

    January 9, 2011 - Deep gold colour. Few bubbles and no mousse except for the immediate pour. Clearly disgorged a long time ago and is now well past its sell-by date. Tastes more like Barley Wine than Champagne. Still drinkable but no great pleasure here.

  • Alex H wrote: 84 points

    July 24, 2010 - This bottle is showing really well! Fresh and exciting with nice citrus notes, delicious finish with slight dosage. Really refreshing.

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  • By Chris Kissack
    February 2009 (link) 15.5 points

    (NV Devaux Grande Réserve) This is two-thirds Pinot Noir and one-third Chardonnay. It has a nice, peachy nose, with a hint of smoke. Rather full and quite rich at the start, creamy, with soft acidity. It has a nice flesh, the highest point of definition coming from the rather sharp mousse. A good, easy-drinking wine.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage N.V.
  • Type White - Sparkling
  • Producer Veuve A. Devaux
  • Varietal Champagne Blend
  • Designation Grande Réserve
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Champagne
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Champagne

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  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 34 (38%)
  • Consumed 56 (62%)

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