White - Sparkling

N.V. Montaudon Champagne Réserve Première Brut

Champagne Blend

  • France
  • Champagne
Drink between 2010 - 2011 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 114

  • forceberry wrote: 90 points

    December 29, 2015 - Lime green color. Ripe, autolytic and positively rich nose with toasty aromas of toffee, brioche and cookie dough, some cherry-driven red fruit and juicy white fruits. Quite crisp, medium-bodied and somewhat dark-toned on the palate with rich yet sufficiently bright flavors of citrus fruits, succulent yellow fruits, toasty autolysis, apricot skin, some cookie dough and a hint of cherry-driven red fruit. Balanced high acidity. Medium-long, crisp and quite mineral finish with flavors of lemony citrus fruits, sweeter yellow fruits, some chalky bitterness, a little bit of toasted bread and a hint of apple skin.

    A nice, balanced and all in all well-made NV Champagne. Due to its rather dark-toned and muscular character I'd venture a guess that this is a quite Pinot-driven bubbly. Although weighty, the wine doesn't feel that big but instead sufficiently structured, focused and linear. Not the most complex effort, but still very pleasant and tasty stuff. Solid value at 35,90€.

  • Yorgos wrote: 85 points

    December 27, 2015 - Medium yellow. Developed nose with brioche, burnt cookie and candied citrus in the background. Light mid palate, more citrus that brioche, wit low acidity and short finish. Just ok.

  • wineretriever wrote: 90 points

    January 18, 2015 - Sabred this mag for Christuary. Was a hit. Solid as usual.

  • Bordelaiszy wrote: 87 points

    January 1, 2015 - Nothing wrong with it , but the most memorable part will be how there was nothing memorable about it. Very light and quick finishing on the palate. I must say I was expecting more.

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  • dbg wrote:

    December 9, 2014 - Very good, not complex or exciting, very consistent.

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  • By Brad Baker
    November 2009, Issue #4, Tasting Notes/Wine Reviews

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  • By Brad Baker
    November 2009, Issue #4, Tasting Notes/Wine Reviews

    (NV Montaudon Brut - 2004 base) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By John Gilman
    Sep/Oct 2006, Issue #5, Recently Tasted Champagne and Sparkling Wine

    (NV Montaudon Brut NV) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    3/24/2005 (link)

    (Montaudon, Réserve Première Brut Champagne White) Subscribe to see review text.

Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    November/December 2002, IWC Issue #105 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage N.V.
  • Type White - Sparkling
  • Producer Montaudon
  • Varietal Champagne Blend
  • Designation Réserve Première Brut
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Champagne
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Champagne
  • UPC Codes 3287210000953, 657582000012

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 384 (36%)
  • Consumed 688 (64%)

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