VM 96
2004 Taittinger Brut Blanc de Blancs 'Comtes de Champagne'
2001 Michel Magnien 'Charmes-Chambertin' Grand Cru
2004 Taittinger Brut Blanc de Blancs 'Comtes de Champagne'

2004 Taittinger Brut Blanc de Blancs 'Comtes de Champagne'

SKU: B531/FR

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The 2004 vintage saw an initial winter of mild temperatures with intermittent storms and hail. The spring and summer months were hot and sunny and the sugar levels late in September produced good quality fruits, especially for the Pinot Noir grapes. A huge harvest in general for the region. Overall many experts believe that 2004 is one of the greatest vintages of the last two decades.

"I am thrilled with the way the 2004 Comtes de Champagne continues to evolve in bottle. A few years ago, the 2004 was quite focused and linear, in the style of the vintage, but more recently, the wine has begun to fill out beautifully. The 2004 remains bright, with a full range of citrus, white flower and mineral nuances that dance on the palate. A brisk, saline-infused finish rounds things out beautifully in a Comtes that impresses for its crystalline purity. I expect the 2004 will always remain a bit cool next to the more opulent 2002, but it is still drop-dead gorgeous, (VM, 96 points)".

Type
Sparkling
Varietal
Chardonnay
Vintage
2004
Country
France
Region
Champagne
Producer
Taittinger
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