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Launois "Cuvée Reserve" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne Top Pick!
Launois "Cuvée Reserve" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne

This spectacular Champagne is one of the most sought-after in France, and Launois' cult status made it very difficult for us to make a purchase. We lucked out, and now we buy it directly, passing massive savings on to you. This house is from Mesnil, the southernmost Grand Cru in Champagne and home to Salon and Krug's Clos de Mesnil. This Champagne is all Chardonnay and all Grand Cru from the villages of Mesnil, Oger, Cramant and Avize--a roll call of the finest crus for Chardonnay in all of Champagne and all Veritas-certified for sustainable agriculture.... Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

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Ariston Aspasie "Carte Blanche" Brut Champagne Top Pick!
Ariston Aspasie "Carte Blanche" Brut Champagne

Don't let the low price fool you; this is a great bottle of Champagne. The Ariston Aspasie "Carte Blanche" is made of 40% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Noir and 30% Meunier. A balanced cuvée in every way, this Champagne is clean and powerful at once. It has a natural toasty quality from spending five full years on the lees, and plenty of refreshing zip from the far northern location of the vineyards. No bottle in our inventory transports me to Champagne like this one. It is as true to the terroir and as pure as anything I could wish for! You don't have to settle... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2009 Pierre Mineral Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne

All-Mesnil grand cru bargain!!!! This wine comes from all estate-grown fruit in the grand cru of Mesnil. It is a very clean wine with pure flavors and a complex, subtle nose. The texture is silky and delicate, but the finish is quite powerful. This is a very stylish wine, and a very good deal thanks to a direct buy from the producer. (Gary Westby, K&L Champagne Buyer) 


Inventory: Hollywood

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Baron Fuente "Grande Réserve" Brut Champagne Top Pick!
Baron Fuente "Grande Réserve" Brut Champagne

Vinous: "Light gold. Fresh melon, orange and peach on the fruity nose and in the mouth. Supple and broad on the palate, showing a hint of warmth on the back half. In an easygoing style, finishig with gentle cut and good length. (JR)" (1/2015) Wine & Spirits: "Broad and Cognac-like in its scent, this has an earthy bitterness that pushes back with gingery spice. It’s rich enough to stand up to Shanghai soup dumplings." (12/2016) Wine Enthusiast: "This is the producer’s nonvintage cuvée—a crisp, apple-flavored wine dominated by the softness of Pinot Meunier. It’s fruity with an attractive and zesty acidi ...Read More » 


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Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé Champagne Top Pick!
Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé Champagne

94 points James Suckling: "An subtle nose with plenty of fine autolysis aromas of fresh bread and sweetly fragrant yeasty notes, plus some gentle spice and chalky notes. The palate unleashes beautiful wild strawberry fruit flavors, super fresh, fleshy and pure. Great balance and depth." (7/2015) 93 points Wine Spectator: "A lovely rosé in an almost vinous style, with mouthwatering acidity and a fine, lacy mousse carrying appealing flavors of ripe raspberry, white cherry fruit, star anise, mandarin orange peel and honeysuckle. Lightly chalky on the lasting finish. Enjoy with food. Drink now through 2020. (AN) ...Read More » 


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Pierre Mineral "Vielle En Fut" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne (Mesnil Sous Bois)

This Champagne is made entirely from selected grand cru estate fruit from the village of Mesnil. It is fermented and aged in 600-liter new-oak casks before being bottled and aged four years on the lees. It has a super-rich nose of vanilla, sourdough toast and Mesnil minerals. In the mouth it is very racy and dry, not nearly as broad as the rich nose suggests. I think this is one of the ultimate lobster Champagnes in our stock, and will repay five years of cellaring with a gorgeous drink. If you love Selosse's Origine and Tarlant's Cuvée Louis, this is on... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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Ariston Aspasie Brut Rosé Champagne Top Pick!
Ariston Aspasie Brut Rosé Champagne

Our best deal in pink bubbles! Fans of Billecart-Salmon take note: this is an elegant, dry style that is made entirely from estate-grown fruit in Brouillet. This Champagne is a blend of half and half Pinot Noir and Meunier. The color comes from 12% Meunier that is vinified red, from an old-vine plot that gets quite ripe. It is a very pretty tarnished pink color and has a lazy bead from over five years of aging on the lees. Our current selection has a 2012 base wine. It has gorgeous red cherry fruit on the nose and mid-palate, but still finishes snappy an... Read More » 


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Jean-Jacques Lamoureux "Trilogie" Brut Champagne Top Pick!
Jean-Jacques Lamoureux "Trilogie" Brut Champagne

This non-vintage is based on the great 2008 harvest and composed of one-third each Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Meunier. Before bottling, two-thirds is aged in large oak for a year, and then given five years of ageing on the lees. If you love spicy, complex, layered, textural Champagne like Bollinger, Tarlant and Krug, grab a bottle before it is gone! (Gary Westby, K&L Champagne buyer) 


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Franck Bonville Grand Cru Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne Back In Stock! Top Pick!
Franck Bonville Grand Cru Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "From the heartland of Chardonnay in Champagne comes this rich, creamy, apple-flavored wine. It has lively acidity, balanced with some sweetness from the dosage. It has weight and a crisp aftertaste. (RV)" (12/2012) 90 points Wine Spectator: "Lightly floral, this creamy crowd-pleasing Champagne shows good balance, with a lively mix of Honeycrisp apple, passion fruit and smoked almond. Drink now through 2018. (AN)" (12/2015) Jancis Robinson: "100% Chardonnay from Oger, Cramant and Avize. From a 50-ha estate. Olivier Bonville is the third generation to make wine here. Super-clean fresh nose, smells like ...Read More » 


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Billecart-Salmon "Brut Reserve" Champagne Top Pick!
Billecart-Salmon "Brut Reserve" Champagne

92 points James Suckling: "This has impressive ripe stone fruits on the nose with peaches, mangoes, melon and cherries. Really upbeat and attractive purity. The palate follows the same thread of fruit characters with a clever balance of flesh and crunch, a bright finish and good balance. A blend of roughly equal thirds of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier." (10/2016) 91 points Wine Spectator: "This bright Champagne is sleek and mouthwatering, with tightly knit flavors of glazed apricot, biscuit, nectarine and verbena. Clean-cut and lacy on the finish. (AN)" (11/2016) 90 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Light, bright gold. Fresh red berries ...Read More » 


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Michel Arnould "Grand Cuvée" Brut Champagne Top Pick!
Michel Arnould "Grand Cuvée" Brut Champagne

Exclusively from the 2009 harvest, although not labeled as such, this Champagne is composed of two-thirds Pinot Noir and one-third Chardonnay. The Champagne has a graceful, delicate balance that Verzenay wines sometimes lack but with the signature hazelnut Pinot core. I found it to have creaminess to complement its racy cherry fruit on the palate, and an extraordinarily long, dry finish. It is dosed at 9 grams per liter: very dry! It will age very well. The Arnoulds own 27 acres in the village of Verzenay, a quite sizable holding in this high-rent area. ... Read More » 


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Pierre Paillard "Les Parcelles" Bouzy Grand Cru Top Pick!
Pierre Paillard "Les Parcelles" Bouzy Grand Cru

91 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Light gold, with a faint onion skin cast. Spicy orange zest and honeydew on the fragrant, mineral-accented nose. Dry and tightly focused, offering lively Meyer lemon and melon flavors and a deeper suggestion of nectarine. Finishes with building floral character and excellent tangy persistence, leaving bitter citrus zest and dusty mineral notes behind. (JR)" (1/2015) 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Pierre Paillard's Bouzy Grand Cru Brut (the final name has still to be decided when I tasted it in March 2016) is a 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay blend, based on 2011 (65%) and 2010 (35%) t ...Read More » 


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Michel Arnould "Reserve" Brut Verzenay Champagne Top Pick!
Michel Arnould "Reserve" Brut Verzenay Champagne

If you have enjoyed the wines of Lallement, Bollinger and Krug in the past, I think you will very much enjoy Michel Arnould. They are bold, masculine Champagnes with plenty of toasty flavor. This is a blend of 75% Pinot Noir and 25% Chardonnay, entirely from estate vineyards in the Grand Cru of Verzenay. This is a great party Champagne, since it is full of flavor yet refreshing and moreish. The hazelnut Pinot character so unique to the village of Verzenay is pronounced in this wine, and many good tasters have mistaken it for barrel fermented (it is actua... Read More » 


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2009 Louise Brison Brut Champagne

If you liked the 2008, you are going to love the 2009 from Brison! This Champagne is composed of half Chardonnay, entirely barrel fermented, and half Pinot Noir that was fermented in two-thirds stainless and one-third barrel. This Champagne has perfect texture, medium body and a spectacular bead of compact streamers. It has aromas and flavors of cream, nuts and white fruit, and a very detailed, mineral-driven finish. It finishes quite dry, but I would never guess how little sugar has been added—only three grams per liter! The warm, ripe 2009 vintage had ... Read More » 


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Launois "Cuvée Reserve" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne (375ml)

Available for the first time in half bottles! This spectacular Champagne is one of the most sought-after in France, and Launois's cult status made it very difficult for us to make a purchase. We lucked out, and now we buy it directly, passing massive savings on to you. This house is from Mesnil, the southernmost grand cru in Champagne and home to Salon and Krug's Clos de Mesnil. This Champagne is all Chardonnay and all grand cru from the villages of Mesnil, Oger, Cramant and Avize--a roll call of the finest crus for Chardonnay in all of Champagne and all... Read More » 


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Launois "Quartz" Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne

The Quartz all comes from the famous Chettilons parcel and has four atmospheres (59psi) of pressure instead of the normal six (88psi). While I would be hard pressed to tell by looking at or tasting this Champagne that it has lighter carbonation, it tastes very different from the Reserve due to the wonderful vineyard site. Since less yeast and sugar were added to the wine during bottling, it has less leesy flavor, and because there is less dissolved carbon dioxide in the wine the flavors of the grapes underneath shine more. Look for flavors of apple and b... Read More » 


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2009 Franck Bonville "Millesime" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne Top Pick!
2009 Franck Bonville "Millesime" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne

Franck Bonville today is run by Olivier Bonville, the great grandson of Franck who acts as the proprietor of his family's estate. With 20 hectares of vineyards in the villages of Avize, Oger, Cramant and Mesnil, Bonville's wines are made entirely from Grand Cru-level Chardonnay and therefore labeled as Blanc de Blanc. Their wines always have a wonderful richness balanced by an incredibly chalky minerality that pierces through the Chardonnay flavor. The standard Grand Cru Blanc de Blanc is one of the most popular and successful wines in the history of K&L... Read More » 


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2008 A.D. Coutelas Vintage Brut Champagne

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "A blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier, this wine has great fruit and a soft texture. The flavors of ripe bitter orange and apples are now moving towards maturity, with the toastiness coming through. Drink now. (RV)" (12/2016) K&L Notes: Angelique and Damien have 17 and one half acres, mostly in Villers sous Chatillon, but also in Ambonny, Bouzy, Vitry la Francois, and Troissy. Their family has been growing since 1809 and started making their own Champagnes in the '20s. This half-and-half blend of Meunier and Pinot Noir come from estate vines that average over 70 ye... Read More » 


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Franck Bonville Brut Rosé Champagne

92 points Wine Spectator: "Sleek and vinous in style, with a soft and creamy mousse and finely meshed flavors of steeped raspberry, ground anise, graphite and smoke. Offers a lightly savory finish of slivered almond and aromatic dried herb. Drink now through 2020. (AN)" (12/2015) K&L Notes: This little bottle of rosé is delicious! This is the first time we have had the rosé from Bonville, an estate that grows only Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs. Olivier Bonville was able to trade with Ambonnay celebrity-producer Paul Dethune for the red wine that goes into this blend of 92% Chardonnay and 8% Pinot ... Read More » 


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Franck Bonville "Belles Voyes" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne Top Pick!
Franck Bonville "Belles Voyes" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne

91 points Wine Spectator: "Richly spiced, with ground anise, clove, ginger and cardamom, this offers a lively bead, fresh acidity and flavors of quince, honey, pastry dough and golden raisin. Offers a soft, creamy finish. (AN)" (12/2012) 90 points Wine Enthusiast: "This has finesse and elegance, with a thin stream of bubbles and crisp, dry apple flavor. It is taut with a cool feel, still young in the bottle and worth aging a year. (RV)" (12/2012) K&L Notes: This is one of the best Champagnes we carry, regardless of price. Made from the one-and-three-quarters-acre Belles Voyes vineyard in Oger, this is Bonville's top of the... Read More » 


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Fleury Blanc de Noirs Brut Champagne Top Pick!
Fleury Blanc de Noirs Brut Champagne

91 points Vinous: "(100% Pinot Noir; 9 g/l dosage; disgorged on November 7, 2013): Bright yellow. Mineral-accented redcurrant and blood orange scents are complicated by smoky minerals and dried rose. Chewy and tightly focused, offering bitter citrus pith and red berry flavors and a touch of toasted brioche. Shows very good clarity and lift on the taut, energetic finish, leaving smoky mineral and floral notes behind. (JR)" (1/2015) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The NV Blanc de Noirs Brut is based on the 2010 harvest and includes 25% of reserve wines. It was disgorged in October 2015 with seven grams of do ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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Jean Josselin "Alliance" Brut Champagne

This is composed of 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Chardonnay. This Champagne has pinpoint bubbles and a seamless, perfect texture, but the real excitement comes with the wine underneath. This has the minerality and clean earth flavors of the very best of Chablis! It is aged for four years on the lees and has fantastic length and effortless balance. (Gary Westby, K&L Champagne Buyer) 


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Franck Bonville Grand Cru Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne (375ml)

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "From the heartland of Chardonnay in Champagne comes this rich, creamy, apple-flavored wine. It has lively acidity, balanced with some sweetness from the dosage. It has weight and a crisp aftertaste. (RV)" (12/2012) 90 points Wine Spectator: "Lightly floral, this creamy crowd-pleasing Champagne shows good balance, with a lively mix of Honeycrisp apple, passion fruit and smoked almond. Drink now through 2018." (12/2015) Jancis Robinson: "Super-clean fresh nose, smells like a health scrub. Vigorous mousse. Crisp edges and a creamy middle, streaked with verbena. More green than lemon, and just slightly sou ...Read More » 


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Boulard-Bauquaire "Carte Noire" Brut Blanc de Noirs Champagne

This great bottle comes from the far northern edge of Champagne in the Massif St-Thierry, north of Reims. All of the vines for this 50% Pinot Noir and 50% Meunier cuvée come from Cormincy, the last village in Champagne before the flats facing out towards the Ardennes. As one would expect from a Blanc de Noir, this is a full-bodied wine with plenty of savory red fruit flavor. Due to its far northern provenance, this Champagne also has great snap and refreshment to balance out its power. (Gary Westby, K&L Champagne Buyer) 


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Launois "Veuve Clemence" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne

The Veuve Clemence gets four years of aging on the lees to the Reserve's three, and comes from older vineyards. They are both entirely estate-grown, Grand Cru Chardonnay. Before now, this cuvee was only available for the French market, but because of our great relationship with Launois, we were able to convince them to sell us a little. If you like it, don't hesitate--they may not have more for us the next time I order. While the wine certainly has mid-palate power, it is a dry, serious Champagne that loves to be paired with shellfish and is a wonder wit... Read More » 


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Ariston Aspasie Brut Rosé Champagne (375ml)

Fans of Billecart-Salmon take note: this is an elegant, dry style that is made entirely from estate-grown fruit in Brouillet. This Champagne is a half and half blend of Pinot Noir and Meunier. The color comes from 12% Meunier that is vinified red, from an old-vine plot that gets quite ripe. It is a very pretty tarnished pink color and has a lazy bead from over five years of aging on the lees. Our current selection has a 2012 base wine. It has gorgeous red cherry fruit on the nose and mid-palate, but still finishes snappy and dry. The wine also has a nice... Read More » 


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A.D. Coutelas "Cuvée Louis Victor" Brut Champagne Top Pick!
A.D. Coutelas "Cuvée Louis Victor" Brut Champagne

90 points Wine Enthusiast: "Fermented in wood and with the addition of a high proportion of reserve wines, this rich bottling displays a creamy texture and good acidity. It hints at the wood and is on the dry side. (RV)" (12/2016) K&L Notes: The Louis Victor from Coutelas is made in the solera style, from one large barrel containing a perpetual blend. Coutelas lists this as composed of 1/3 each Chardonnay, Meunier and Pinot Noir, but in fact, it is refreshed with 1/4 of the best variety of vinified in a given year, while another 1/4 is taken out and bottled. This means that we know a lot more a... Read More » 


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Launois "Cuvée Reserve" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne (1.5L)

Wine Spectator: "Notes Harvey Steinman, "...It had what I like to call a winey quality. The flavor profile was more like the fruit-mineral-spice balance of a complex, mouthwatering still Chardonnay wine than the yeasty-citrusy-toasty notes of many blanc de blancs Champagnes. The texture was on the plush side, but had enough acid backbone to be refreshing. 91 points, non-blind." (Web-2010)" K&L Notes: This spectacular Champagne is one of the most sought after in France, and Launois' cult status made it very difficult for us to make a purchase. We lucked out, and now we buy it directly... Read More » 


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Boulard-Bauquaire "Trepail" Brut Blanc de Blancs Vieilles Vignes Champagne Top Pick!
Boulard-Bauquaire "Trepail" Brut Blanc de Blancs Vieilles Vignes Champagne

This Champagne comes from one plot of 70 year old Chardonnay vines in the Montagne of Reims village of Trepail. It is aged for three years on the lees and composed of half 2011 and half 2010. The Champagne has a chalky, creamy, bready nose and a concentrated impression on the palate. As one would expect from such ancient vines, it delivers the goods on the finish with plenty of chalk as well as a bit of honey and white fruit. This makes a perfect aperitif, but will also pair well with seafood such as seared scallops ore even raw oysters. (Gary Westby, K&... Read More » 


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Moët & Chandon "Impérial" Brut Champagne

91 points Wine & Spirits: "This blend is mostly Pinot Noir and Meunier, including 10 percent red wine for color. Chardonnay accounts for 10 to 20 percent, including a portion of reserve wines that may be providing the oceanic, oyster-shell notes that bring to mind Champagne’s Kimmeridgean limestone. This is broad and loose up front, with fruity scents of orange and pomegranate. Then the wine keeps buzzing with brisk acidity, tightening up and extending the flavors with energy. An impressive release of Impérial." (12/2015) 91 points Wine Spectator: "Toasted hazelnut and smoke notes are rich and focused in this ...Read More » 


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Billecart-Salmon Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Brut Champagne

95 points James Suckling: "Really attractive ripe and pure chardonnay sourced from the Côte de Blancs villages of Avize, Cramant, Chouilly and Mesnil-sur-Oger. This has bright ripe peaches and nectarines in addition to mangoes, lemons and – not to mention some background chalky aromas. The palate's a riot of fleshy and flavorsome chardonnay fruit with a helping of stone fruits and another of green mango flavors and deeper-set citrus zest. Seamless balance flows to the finish. Drink now. Superb!" (10/2016) 93 points Wine & Spirits: "Blended from fruit grown in several grand cru villages of the Côte des Blancs, ...Read More » 


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Franck Bonville "Prestige" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne

92 points Wine Spectator: "A rich and smoky base note of roasted nut supports flavors of lemon meringue pie, quince paste, toasted coconut and cumin, and spun honey. There's lovely creamy texture here, with finely meshed acidity throughout. (AN)" (12/2012) Wine Enthusiast: "It's a rich, yeasty wine with ripe apple and peach flavors accompanying a soft texture. It's a rounded Champagne, on the sweeter side of brut, finishing with attractive acidity. (RV)" (12/2012) K&L Notes: Rated "Extraordinary" by the Underground Wine Letter, which writes: "This is a gorgeous Champagne with richness, depth and complexity." Bonv... Read More » 


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A.D. Coutelas "Cuvée Eloge" Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne Top Pick!
A.D. Coutelas "Cuvée Eloge" Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne

Angelique and Damien (The "A" and "D" of A.D. Coutelas) have 17 and 1/2 acres, mostly in Villers sous Chatillon, but also in Ambonny, Bouzy, Vitry la Francois, and Troissy. Their family has been growing since 1809 and started making their own Champagnes in the '20s. The majority of their vines are over 60 years in age, and all the work in the vineyards and cellar is done by hand. This great blanc de blanc comes from one old vineyard in the Premier Cru of Trepail on the east face of the Mountain of Reims. This has great creaminess and clean earthy flavors... Read More » 


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Ariston Aspasie Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne

The Ariston's vineyards are vastly different than those of the other blanc de blancs producers that we carry. The steeper slopes, less chalk and more fossils in the soil of Brouillet make for a rich, creamy style Chardonnay Champagne that will appeal to just about anyone. This is one of my favorite toasting Champagnes. All of the flavors are up-front; it is open knit and fun. It is a perfect way to start a party. (Gary Westby, K&L Champagne buyer) 


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Franck Bonville Brut Rosé Champagne (375ml)

92 points Wine Spectator: "Sleek and vinous in style, with a soft and creamy mousse and finely meshed flavors of steeped raspberry, ground anise, graphite and smoke. Offers a lightly savory finish of slivered almond and aromatic dried herb. (AN)" (12/2015) K&L Notes: This little bottle of rosé is delicious! This is the first time we have had the rosé from Bonville, an estate that grows only Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs. Olivier Bonville was able to trade with Ambonnay celebrity-producer Paul Dethune for the red wine that goes into this blend of 92% Chardonnay and 8% Pinot Noir. You might wonder w... Read More » 


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Baron-Fuente "Dolores" Brut Rosé Champagne

Wine Enthusiast: "Named for the proprietor’s wife, this wine is dominated by Chardonnay, giving it a tight, mineral character. The red grapes are also present in the blend, giving ripeness, hints of red fruit and light structure. Although young, it’s ready to drink for its attractive fruitiness. (RV)" (6/2017) K&L Notes: From a complex blend of all three Champagne grape varieties (Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier), this superb rosé is named in honor of Gabriel Baron's wife, Dolorès Fuentes, who hailed from Andalusia. It is fresh and warm-bodied; the color reflects the pale hue... Read More » 


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Ariston Aspasie Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne (375ml)

The Ariston's vineyards are vastly different than those of the other blanc de blancs producers that we carry. The steeper slopes, less chalk and more fossils in the soil of Brouillet make for a rich, creamy style Chardonnay Champagne that will appeal to just about anyone. This is one of my favorite toasting Champagnes. All of the flavors are up-front; it is open-knit and fun. It is a perfect way to start a party. (Gary Westby, K&L Champagne buyer) 


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Bruno Michel "Blanche" Brut Champagne

This fantastic Champagne comes from the villages of Pierry and Moussy in the sud-Epernay sub-region of Champagne. Bruno Michel has been organic since 1999. This Champagne is composed of 53% Meunier and 47% Chardonnay, 70% from the 2006 harvest, 14% from the 2005 harvest and 16% from 2004. It is one of the most balanced Champagnes in our stock, with an effortless quality that is almost impossible to describe or resist. It has great toast and spiced apple aromas and flavors and a crisp dry finish. It is dosed at a very light nine grams per liter. (Gary Wes... Read More » 


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Michel Arnould Verzenay "Brut Tradition" Champagne (375ml)

This is 100% Pinot Noir from Verzenay! The Arnoulds own 27 acres in the village of Verzenay, a quite sizable holding in this high rent area. 


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Charles Ellner "Premier Cru" Brut Champagne Top Pick!
Charles Ellner "Premier Cru" Brut Champagne

92 points Wine Enthusiast: "Coming from premier cru vineyards, this lively wine is beautifully ripe with a balanced dosage lying under the white and yellow fruitiness. The fruit gives the wine a rich character, full and creamy in the mouth and ready to drink." (9/2015) 90 points Wine Spectator: "There's a yeasty note to this Champagne, with lightly honeyed flavors of pear, bread dough and red berries, all focused by fresh, citrusy acidity. It's quite firm and lively, but well-balanced, with lingering notes of graham cracker and smoke on the finish." (12/2010)  


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Franck Bonville Grand Cru Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne (1.5L)

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "From the heartland of Chardonnay in Champagne comes this rich, creamy, apple-flavored wine. It has lively acidity, balanced with some sweetness from the dosage. It has weight and a crisp aftertaste. (RV)" (12/2012) 90 points Wine Spectator: "Lightly floral, this creamy crowd-pleasing Champagne shows good balance, with a lively mix of Honeycrisp apple, passion fruit and smoked almond. (AN)" (12/2015) K&L Notes: All Champagne producers should be judged on their entry-level wine, and Olivier's is as good as they get. This is always the fastest non-vintage Champagne to sell out -- so get it while we... Read More » 


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2010 Pierre Paillard "Les Maillerettes" Grand Cru Brut Blanc de Noirs Champagne

92 points Vinous: "Paillard's 2010 Extra-Brut Blanc de Noirs Les Maillerettes Grand Cru shows the greater power and overall resonance of Pinot Noir compared to the 2010 Blanc de Blancs Les Mottelettes, which naturally features Chardonnay. Mirabelle, dried flowers and mint all develop nicely in the glass. Here, too, my impression is that the 2010 is best enjoyed sooner rather than later. Dosage is 2.6 grams per liter. Disgorged: March 2016. (AG)" (12/2016) 91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2010 Les Maillerettes Bouzy Grand Cru Blanc de Noirs Extra-Brut (disgorged in July 2015 with a dosage of 2.6 grams pe ...Read More » 


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Michel Arnould Verzenay Brut Rosé Champagne

This rosé bottling is 100% Grand Cru Pinot Noir. The wine is made by assembling multiple vintages and red Coteaux Champenoises sourced from old vines. This lovely Rosé Champagne offers hints of raspberry, strawberry and red currant. It is refined on the palate where the berry notes unfurl into subtle notes of grenadine. 


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2008 Bruno Michel "Les Roses" Brut Rosé Champagne

This fantastic Champagne comes from the villages of Pierry and Moussy in the sud-Epernay sub-region of Champagne. Bruno Michel has been organic since 1999. A saignée rosé, this elegant bubbly was made by a very short cuvaison of Pinot Meunier. Spicy and full-bodied, it is a great example of a sparkling wine that can be enjoyed with dinner, even red meat! 


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Franck Bonville Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne

Out of a production of only 2,500 bottles, only 10 cases of this Extra Brut were allocated to the U.S. This wine developed out of dosage trials that Olivier Bonville performed while finding the right amount of sugar to add to the vintage. In fact, this wine, which does not have a vintage on it, is the same base as his 2009 vintage--but only has 2.5 grams per liter of dosage instead of the 7 grams that he decided on for the regular vintage release. This is the third time the Bonvilles have made an Extra Brut, and it is one of the best I have ever had in t... Read More » 


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Fallet-Dart Grand Selection Brut Champagne (375ml)

Wine Spectator: "A firm, elegant style, this reveals floral, dough and candied berry notes. Harmonious, ending with a refreshing crispness." (12/2006)  


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Collard-Picard "Prestige" Brut Champagne

Jancis Robinson: "Récoltant-manipulant in Chatillon. 50% Chardonnay plus Pinot Noir and Meunier. On the wild side. Bracing." (9/2012) K&L Notes: The Collard-Picard "Prestige" Brut Champagne is composed of 50% Chardonnay, 25% Pinot Noir and 25% Meunier. Made mostly from grand and 1er cru wines, this comprises the best first pressings, benefiting from vinification without malolactic fermentation then aging in oak casks for close to a year. Four different vintages blended together plus three years of aging in the cellar make this exceptionally complex at this price. It has the perfect ba... Read More » 


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A.D. Coutelas "Cuvée 1809" Brut Champagne

The Cuvée 1809 from Coutelas is spectacular Champagne composed of 80% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Noir from vines over 40 years old. It is vinified in oak without malolactic fermentation and is aged for over eight years on the lees, on a cork, not a crown cap. It is very dry Champagne, with only six grams per liter of dosage. It has flavors of white truffles and intriguing earth. This is Champagne for connoisseurs. It has a very chalky, powerful, fresh finish. This is serious Champagne, and great to try when you feel like you've had it all! (Gary Westby, K&... Read More » 


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Fleury Brut Rosé de Saignee Champagne

90 points Vinous: "(all Pinot Noir; 10 g/l dosage; L4880 14 073): Bright orange-pink. Sexy floral lift to the aromas of red berries, blood orange and buttered toast. Spicy and pliant on the palate, offering ripe raspberry and tangerine flavors sharpened by juicy acidity. Mineral and lees notes build slowly on the clinging, spicy finish, which leaves bitter berry skin and floral nuances behind. (JR)" (1/2015) K&L Notes: The Fleury rosé is made entirely of Pinot Noir from Courteron, in the southern part of Champagne. Locals proudly say that their town is closer to Chablis than Reims, and... Read More » 


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Michel Arnould Verzenay Extra Brut Champagne

Although not labeled as a vintage, this is based entirely on 2010 juice. It is 100% Pinot Noir from Verzenay, the northernmost of all the Grand Crus in this northernmost of French wine regions. The whole village faces north, the wrong way, away from the sun, and yet miraculously ripens Pinot Noir, the most difficult Champagne variety to ripen perfectly. Some say it's because of a meteor that in prehistoric times hit the area that is now the village, creating the faux de Verzenay, a forest where the trees bend and fold in on themselves like a dark wood in... Read More » 


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