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Krug "Grande Cuvée" 164 Ème Édition Brut Champagne Back In Stock!
Krug "Grande Cuvée" 164 Ème Édition Brut Champagne

97 points Vinous: "Krug's NV Grand Cuvée 164 Edition is a total knockout. Based on the 2008 vintage, the 164th Edition shows all the crystalline tension and energy that is such a signature of the year. At times, the 164 reminds me of the 2008 vins clairs I tasted after harvest. The flavors are brisk, delineated and pulsing with energy, while the more oxidative notes that are such a signature of Krug Champagnes are not especially evident. A wine of total pedigree and class, the 164 reminds me of some of the great Grand Cuvées of the 1960s and 1970s I have been lucky to tast ...Read More » 


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Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne Top Pick!
Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne

92 points Allen Meadows - Burghound: "This remains quite fresh with its cool nose of apple, citrus and exuberant yeast elements that continue onto the crisp, intense and energetic flavors that terminate in a saline-inflected, wonderfully complex and beautifully well-balanced finale. In contrast to some '90s today, this is still in terrific shape and should continue to hold if not improve for years to come. In a word, lovely." (10/2015) 92 points James Suckling: "This famous Yellow Label is is in great shape with a really fresh and complex integrated feel to it from head to toe. The nose has plenty of lemon and grapefrui ...Read More » 


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Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne (375ml) Back In Stock!
Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne (375ml)

92 points Allen Meadows - Burghound: "This remains quite fresh with its cool nose of apple, citrus and exuberant yeast elements that continue onto the crisp, intense and energetic flavors that terminate in a saline-inflected, wonderfully complex and beautifully well-balanced finale. In contrast to some '90s today, this is still in terrific shape and should continue to hold if not improve for years to come. In a word, lovely." (10/2015) 92 points James Suckling: "This famous Yellow Label is is in great shape with a really fresh and complex integrated feel to it from head to toe. The nose has plenty of lemon and grapefrui ...Read More » 


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Ruinart Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne (ship as 1.5L) Top Pick!
Ruinart Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne (ship as 1.5L)

93 points James Suckling: "A very appealing and satisfying style that fully captures the elegance and poise of chardonnay. The aromas here are all based around lemons, grapefruit, honey, fresh floral notes, stone fruits and toasty autolysis – which is somewhat of a signature for this Champagne. The palate delivers a ripe, flavorsome impression of peach custard and lemon crème brûlée. The acidity is nicely placed and the the finish upbeat with vibrant fruit expression." (10/2016) 92 points Vinous: "Light yellow-gold. Smoky citrus and orchard fruits on the deeply perfumed, mineral-tinged nose. Offers br ...Read More » 


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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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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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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 » 


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Ruinart Brut Rosé Champagne (ship as 1.5L) Top Pick!
Ruinart Brut Rosé Champagne (ship as 1.5L)

92 points Vinous: "Light orange. Sharply focused red berry and tangerine scents are complicated by suggestions of allspice and cinnamon, with a hint of smokiness in the background. Sappy and minerally on the palate, offering fresh strawberry and blood orange flavors lifted by juicy acidity. Packs a serious punch but carries no excess weight and finishes stony and very long, with echoing red berry character. (JR)" (1/2015) 92 points Wine Spectator: "A pure note of wild strawberry rides the fine and creamy mousse of this mouthwatering rosé. Expressive, with flavors of ripe berry, candied ginger, pink gr ...Read More » 


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Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Réserve Champagne (Previously $30.00) Top Pick!
Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Réserve Champagne (Previously $30.00)

90 points Wine Spectator: "This balanced Champagne is ripe and juicy, with crème de cassis and Honeycrisp apple fruit flavors accented by details of honey, smoke and biscuit. A fresh and creamy aperitif. Drink now through 2018. (AN)" (11/2016) Connoisseurs Guide: "Fairly light in most every aspect and leaning in the direction of a Blanc de Blancs, this slender, crisply balanced bottling comes with scattered touches of minerals and chalk but is essentially reserved and restrained. It hits all of the right Champenoise marks without being emphatic in any, and it earns the nod for its refinement and well-po ...Read More » 


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WS 90

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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Bollinger "Special Cuvée" Brut Champagne Top Pick!
Bollinger "Special Cuvée" Brut Champagne

93 points Allen Meadows - Burghound: "*Outstanding* There is lovely complexity to the distinctly yeasty nose that combines high-toned green apple, pear, white flowers and gentle citrus nuances. The clean and sleek flavors are supported by a crisply firm but fine mousse where the finish is medium dry and lingering. It's not all that often that I suggest that readers cellar NV Brut but this is an example that absolutely cries out for it. I suspect that the texture will materially change for the better (i.e. become creamier) and better depth will be in the offing as well. Put it this way: this ...Read More » 


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Taittinger "Reserve" Brut Champagne Top Pick!
Taittinger "Reserve" Brut Champagne

90 points Wine Spectator: "Open-knit and lively, with ripe yellow plum, white cherry fruit, almond skin and candied lemon zest flavors, underscored by minerally smoke and chalk accents. Offers a clean-cut, lacy finish. Drink now through 2018. 1,000 cases imported. (AN, Web-2015)" Jancis Robinson: "Tasted blind. Overall score placed it fourth out of 12 wines. Light straw. Sweetish nose – one of the few! Candied violets on the nose. Light and off dry. Quite chunky, lime-marmalade impression. Not much undertow. Good texture and refreshment value on the finish. A little chew on the end. Lots of acidity u ...Read More » 


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WS 90

Franck Bonville Grand Cru Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne 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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Le Brun de Neuville "Authentique Assemblage" Brut Champagne Top Pick!
Le Brun de Neuville "Authentique Assemblage" Brut Champagne

90 points Wine Enthusiast: "From a blend that is primarily Chardonnay, this is soft and full in the mouth, with a creamy texture. Touches of apples and pears are integrated by the acidity and zesty citrus. The aftertaste is ripe, hinting at tropical fruits. (RV)" (12/2016) 90 points Wine Spectator: "This bright version is well-balanced and creamy, with a pleasing mix of toasted hazelnut, baked white peach, spring blossom and spice. (AN)" (12/2016) K&L Notes: Le Brun was named Champagne Producer of the Year, 2015 International Wine & Spirit Competition. This Champagne is made in the Sezanne, a terroir within Champagne whose... Read More » 


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Pol Roger "White Foil - Extra Cuvée de Réserve" Brut Champagne Top Pick!
Pol Roger "White Foil - Extra Cuvée de Réserve" Brut Champagne

92 points James Suckling: "A complex, reliable Champagne that would show well in all occasions thanks to its freshness and class. Drawing on all three grapes (chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier), this has a complex grilled-nut and autolysis character overlayed across red berries and citrus fruits. Definitely a lot of reserve wine character here. The palate delivers lemons, grapefruit, peaches and mangoes in a refreshingly pure, fleshy style. The bright acidity, handy balance and tannins smoothly frame the finish. Drink now." (10/2016) 92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Straw yellow and with a golden hue in colo ...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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Drappier "Carte Blanche" Brut Champagne (Previously $40) Top Pick!
Drappier "Carte Blanche" Brut Champagne (Previously $40)

91 points Wine Spectator: "A rich, smoky Champagne, exhibiting toast, brioche and roast chestnut character that mixes with flavors of quince paste, crystallized honey and candied orange peel. Fine-grained, with a long, nut-tinged finish. (AN)" (11/2011) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The NV Brut Carte d’Or is a very pretty, entry-level wine graced with expressive dried pears, apricots, flowers and mint. Delicate and polished throughout, the Carte d’Or should drink nicely for the next few years. Fresh, floral notes add lift on the finish. (AG)" (10/2011) K&L Notes: From the tiny village of Urville, in the middle of the Aube de... Read More » 


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WS 91

Louis Brochet 1er Cru Brut Champagne Top Pick!
Louis Brochet 1er Cru Brut Champagne

This all estate-grown Champagne comes from all 1er Cru vineyards on the "Petite Montagne," a beautiful part of the Champagne district between Reims and Epernay that is a little bit west of the beaten path. It is composed of 80% Pinot Noir, 15% Chardonnay and 5% Meunier. The wine benefits greatly from 50% Reserve wines and has plenty of richness and toast as well as great acidity. An amazing wine at the price! (Gary Westby, K&L Champagne buyer) 


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Moët & Chandon "Impérial" Brut Champagne (187ml)

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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Laurent-Perrier Brut Champagne (375ml)

91 points Wine Spectator: "Elegant and finely knit, this vibrant Champagne is framed by racy acidity that enlivens the flavors of ripe boysenberry, lemon zest, brioche and chopped hazelnut. Spice and chalk notes linger on the finish." (10/2015) 90 points Wine & Spirits: "This wine’s fresh fruit and firm structure match bright lemon zest flavors with limestone severity. The fine bubbles add to the clean sensation of the finish. It’s spicy, tight and formidable, a wine to kick-start a dinner party." (12/2015) 90 points Wine Enthusiast: "Fresh and crisp, this is bright with acidity as well as warmer fruitiness. It brings out the dry Laurent- ...Read More » 


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2010 Louise Brison Brut Champagne Top Pick!
2010 Louise Brison Brut Champagne

Floral, citrus-y, and with a touch of salinity, this Champagne is a blend of 50 % Pinot Noir & 50 % Chardonnay, vinified and aged in oak barrels. Pair this beauty with savory appetizers & seafood. 


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Laurent-Perrier Brut Champagne (187ml)

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "Laurent-Perrier's dry style is reflected in this crisp, elegant and fine Champagne. The character is mineral, taut, with a great burst of citrus and white fruit acidity. The ensemble creates a delicious food-friendly wine. (RV)" (12/2015) 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The Laurent-Perrier NV Brut is a blend of 50% Chardonnay, 35% Pinot Noir and 15% Meunier, and is based on 2009 plus 15-30% reserve wines from two or three vintages. Citrus colored, this signature LP has a refined, fresh and elegant nose with brioche and delicate citrus flavors. Lean, refined and elegant on the palate, thi ...Read More » 


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Jean Josselin "Cuvée des Jean" Brut Champagne Top Pick!
Jean Josselin "Cuvée des Jean" Brut Champagne

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The NV Cuvée des Jean Brut is 100% Pinot Noir based on two vintages, here 2011 and 2012. This Champagne bright citrus-colored Champagne offers a lovely, precise and fresh nose with white fruit and discreet strawberry aromas. Light and very elegant on the palate, this is a very elegant, delicate and round Brut that has been disgorged in December 2015 with a dosage of 7.15 grams per liter. Very nice grip in the stimulating finish. A very fine Champagne. (Tasted from Lot No. 1215.) Jean Josselin & Fils has been an independent Champagne producer since 1957. ...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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2008 Fallet-Dart Vintage Brut Champagne Top Pick!
2008 Fallet-Dart Vintage Brut Champagne

The blend for the vintage 2008 is 70% Chardonnay and 30% Pinot Noir with aging of 72 months, minimum. It was disgorged in July, 2016. Fruit for the Chardonnay is from the "Les Maliva" vineyard. Winery is based in Charly-sur-Marne. (Scott Beckerley, SF Champagne liaison) 


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Louis Roederer "Brut Premier" Champagne Top Pick!
Louis Roederer "Brut Premier" Champagne

92 points John Gilman: "The new release of Brut Premier is from the base year of 2012 and was disgorged in the spring of 2016, after spending three years aging on its fine lees. The wine is its customary blend of forty percent each of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir and twenty percent Pinot Meunier. The bouquet wafts from the glass in a complex and still youthful blend of apple, white peach, gentle leesiness, patissière, lovely soil tones and a smoky topnote. On the palate the wine is full-bodied, crisp and beautifully balanced, with excellent mid-palate depth, refined mousse, excell ...Read More » 


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Laurent-Perrier Brut Champagne

90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The Laurent-Perrier NV Brut is a blend of 50% Chardonnay, 35% Pinot Noir and 15% Meunier, and is based on 2009 plus 15-30% reserve wines from two or three vintages. Citrus colored, this signature LP has a refined, fresh and elegant nose with brioche and delicate citrus flavors. Lean, refined and elegant on the palate, this is a dry and silky textured, vivacious, and perfectly fresh and balanced aperitif Champagne. It does not have the opinion-dividing thrill and tension of the Ultra Brut, but will probably find more friends. (SR)" (3/2016) 90 points Wine & Spirits: "This wine’s fres ...Read More » 


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2006 Dom Pérignon Brut Champagne Top Pick!
2006 Dom Pérignon Brut Champagne

97 points James Suckling: "This is very lively and vibrant with a dense and rich center palate. Lots of complexity and balance with pastry, sliced lemon and light dried mango. Full yet racy and intense. A beautiful center palate. Linear. Shows potential for aging but so good right now." (12/2016) 97 points Vinous: "The 2006 Dom Pérignon is a beautifully balanced, harmonious Dom Pérignon that strikes an incredibly appealing stylistic middle ground. Rich, voluptuous and creamy, the 2006 shows off fabulous intensity in a style that brings together the ripeness of 2002 with the greater sense of verve and ...Read More » 


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Louis Brochet 1er Cru Extra Brut Champagne

This is an incredible value in Extra Brut, and unlike so many in this style, it has the natural richness to pull off the very low dosage. This all estate grown Champagne comes from all 1er Cru vineyards on the "Petite Montagne", a beautiful part of the Champagne district between Reims and Epernay that is a little bit west of the beaten path. It is composed of 80% Pinot Noir, 15% Chardonnay and 5% Meunier. The wine benefits greatly from 50% Reserve wines and has plenty of richness and toast as well as great acidity. An amazing wine at the price! (Gary Wes... Read More » 


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Jean-Jacques Lamoureux "Réserve" Brut Champagne

This is one of the most exciting small-estate Champagnes that we have found recently. It is composed of 100% Pinot Noir with a 2011 base wine blended with 2009 and 2010 vintage, 50% of which is reserve stocks. This is a clean style of Pinot Noir with fine acidity and a small bead. Frothy and just plain lovely! Watch the bubbles go on and on and on when it is in the glass. Initially, there are baked apple flavors followed a mid-palate of grapefuit and nectarine leading to a creamy finish. A very small 15,000 bottle production. Winemaker Vivien Lamoureux i... Read More » 


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2008 Le Brun de Neuville "Grand Vintage" Brut Champagne Top Pick!
2008 Le Brun de Neuville "Grand Vintage" Brut Champagne

This classic Sezanne Champagne is composed of 96% Chardonnay and 4% Pinot Noir aged over 8 years on the lees. It is dosed at under 8g/l and all stainlees steel fermented. This is a classic 2008, with fantastic drive, length and minerality, and should age very well if you can keep your hands off of it! -Gary Westby 


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Laurent-Perrier "Cuvée Rosé" Brut Rosé Champagne Top Pick!
Laurent-Perrier "Cuvée Rosé" Brut Rosé Champagne

96 points Connoisseurs Guide: "*Three Stars* Elegant and fruity at the same time with a quick invitation from bright, pure cherryish notes and then filled out handsomely by whiffs of chalky soils and well-integrated, rich and uplifting yeast-driven scents, this wine manages to be both vigorous and layered at one and the same time. Its bubbles are insistent, finely carved and add to the early sensations of lightness and energy yet also carry the wine long into a balanced, refined finish. And its latter palate grip is exactly what one should expect from the genre. While service with lig ...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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Franck Bonville "Belles Voyes" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne Top Pick!
Franck Bonville "Belles Voyes" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne

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 line Champagne. The vines were planted in the late twenties or early thirties and the vineyard is ideally located in the mid slope of this Grand Cru village. The wine is made entirely from the 2009 harvest and is all Chardonnay. Olivier Bonville ferments and ages the juice in old oak casks before bottling. The only wine I can compare it to is the Clos de Mesnil from Krug. It is the perfec... Read More » 


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Mumm Cordon Rouge "Privelege" Brut Champagne (Elsewhere $35) Top Pick!
Mumm Cordon Rouge "Privelege" Brut Champagne (Elsewhere $35)

90 points Wine Spectator: "Flavors of poached pear, candied lemon zest and biscuit, with a rich hint of roasted almond, ride the lively bead of this crisp, minerally Champagne. (AN)" (12/2015)  


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Fallet-Dart "Grand Reserve" Brut Champagne

Wine Spectator: "A lush style, offering immediate vanilla and honey flavors. Picks up a citrus note on the finish, as the structure makes itself evident. Very open and accessible. (BS)" (12/2006) K&L Notes: Although not labled as such, this is a Blanc de Noir composed of 60% Meunier and 40% Pinot Noir. It is aged for over four years on the lees and dosed at about 10 grams per liter. It has a lovely combination of spiced pear, pie crust and black cherry on the very generous, open nose. The wine is broad, rich and textural in the mouth, and has a persistent black fruit finish. (Gary We... Read More » 


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Baron Fuente "Esprit" Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne Top Pick!
Baron Fuente "Esprit" Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne

92 points Wine Enthusiast: "From the warmer Aube vineyards in the south of Champagne, this wine is rich and full of creamy fruit. There’s a touch of chalky minerality to its texture, giving it a tight edge. Aged in bottle to bring out a toasty aftertaste, it’s ready to drink now. (RV)" (6/2017) K&L Notes: This unique, all Chardonnay Champagne comes from a nine-and-a-half acre single vineyard in Saacy-sur-Marne called the Chantemanche. It might be the most western vineyard site in all of Champagne, and is actually so far west that it is in the Paris district, on the very edge of Champagne. It is... Read More » 


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Krug "Grande Cuvée" Brut Champagne Top Pick!
Krug "Grande Cuvée" Brut Champagne

96 points James Suckling: "A very complex nose here with ripe, deep lemon and grapefruit aromas on offer plus some restrained chalky elements, biscuit, some roasting herbs, hints of pepper, then a little tobacco too. Very complex and full of fresh characters. The palate has a wealth of different fruit flavors like lemon, peach, nectarine, and plums. The finesse in terms of structure, detail and precision is staggering; sherbet-like elegance with immense concentration and power. A great Grande Cuvée. Incredibly satisfying. Based on 2006." (7/2015) 95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Krug’s NV Brut Grande Cuvee ID 11200 ...Read More » 


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Canard-Duchêne "Authentic" Brut Rosé Champagne (Previously $40.00)

Wine Enthusiast: "Crisp and dry, this is tight with acidity and with red-currant fruit. It is mineral textured, shot through with crisp red-berry flavors and finished with a refreshing aftertaste. (RV)" (12/2016) Wine Spectator: "A light and airy rosé Champagne, this easy-drinking version is fresh and balanced, offering modest hints of raspberry, white peach and lemon zest, with a touch of smoke on the finish. (AN, Web-2016)" K&L Notes: This Champagne is composed of 45% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay and 25% Meunier. It has a great strawberries and cream nose, yet is completely dry on the palate. This is a ... 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' 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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Charles Heidsieck "Brut Reserve" Champagne

93 points Wine Spectator: "This vibrant version shows a range of toasted brioche, baked cherry, crystalized honey, grated ginger and coconut flavors, remaining light-footed and lively throughout. Beautifully balanced, with a lasting, mouthwatering finish. (AN)" (10/2016) 92 points James Suckling: "A wealth of trademark complexity that makes for an immediately engaging Champagne. Bright little red berries and poached peaches plus flinty reductive notes and baked caramel nut biscuits. Makes a composed and focused impression to start with citrus, strawberry and stone fruit flavors all here; really fluffy foamy t ...Read More » 


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Fallet-Dart "Grande Selection" Brut Champagne Top Pick!
Fallet-Dart "Grande Selection" Brut Champagne

Wine Spectator: "A firm, elegant style, this reveals floral, dough and candied berry notes. Harmonious, ending with a refreshing crispness. (BS)" (12/2006) K&L Notes: This all estate Champagne is aged for six years on the lees and is composed of 70% Pinot Noir, 15% Chardonnay and 15% Meunier. This wine has very fine, brioche like aromas from the long sur-lee-aging as well as a savory cherry note from the high-quality Pinot. It is very rich and long in the mouth, with a fine bead, again from long aging. (Gary Westby, K&L Champagne buyer) 


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2008 Baron Fuente "Grand Millesime" Brut Champagne

Baron Fuente is a négociant that owns almost 90 acres of vines and purchases another 90 acres "sur pied," meaning that they pick the grapes. This is an important distinction since many négociants buy "sur lattes," meaning in bottle! The Grand Millésimé is a blend of 45% Chardonnay, 40% Meunier and 15% Pinot Noir that spent more than seven years on the lees. 


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2009 Louis Roederer "Cristal" Brut Champagne Top Pick!
2009 Louis Roederer "Cristal" Brut Champagne

97 points Decanter: "Long lingering finish. A great and supremely elegant Champagne. (ME)" (10/2016) 97 points James Suckling: "A very rich and full-bodied Cristal that harks back to 2006 or 1989 in style. It's round and rich, which underlies the ripeness of the vintage. Lots of dried-apple and pineapple character with bread dough and flan flavors. The bubbles are so fine you almost don't notice them. Very vinous style. Drink now." (10/2016) 97 points Wine Enthusiast: "***Cellar Selection*** The latest incarnation of this famous Champagne now comes from Roderer's own vineyards, a good portion of which are run on biodynamic lines. Th ...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 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 wine vinified in a given year, while another 1/4 is taken out and bottled. This means that we know a lot more about t... Read More » 


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2010 Launois Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne

We began importing the Champagnes of Launois more than a decade ago, though we haven't been able to promote them properly because our allocations were very tight. Fortunately for us, Bernard Launois has decided to export more! Champagne Launois' wines are highly sought-after, so much so, in fact, that we've sold their Champagne to Champenois who can't get it at home! Bernard Launois does things differently than the rest of his neighbors, picking a week to 10 days later and using only massal-selected plants rather than the more common clones. All of the C... Read More » 


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Launois "Severine" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne

This exotic, all-Mesnil grand cru blanc de blancs is made in oak barrels coopered from oak grown in Mesnil. It is named after Severine Launois, the current generation making the wines. We were only able to secure five cases of this! 


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Trudon "Emblematis" Brut Champagne

The Trudon "Emblematis" Brut Champagne is the bulk of his production, but feels like a specialty cuvée. It is composed of 70% Meunier and 30% Pinot Noir and is aged three and a half years on the lees. I love the exotic, pure Meunier fruit in this Champagne and the way that it marries with the creamy, delicately toasty aromas and flavors. The wine has no trace of sherry like oxidation or bruised apple malic character that Meunier-based Champagnes sometimes have. On the contrary, this is very clean and bright given the level of concentration and character ... Read More » 


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