Roger Brun Cuvée Des Sires Grand Cru 2013
Rated by Champagne expert Michael Edwards as a truly great wine. It’s incredibly powerful and complex, offering up mushroom, truffles, forest floor, oyster shell, red apples, walnut skin, spice, yeastiness and oak. Powerful, complex, beguiling, mouth and sense filling!
Champagne Roger Brun
94pts Champagne XS, 94pts Tyson Stelzer
Our newest producer is Champagne Roger Brun and we decided to bring in just 2 of his best champagnes to begin with, his Réserve Grand Cru and Cuvée Des Sires. Both offer a breathtaking intensity of flavour and complexity. The Brun family have been vignerons since prior to the French revolution. Noted Champagne expert and author, Michael Edwards included these two cuvées in the following description “Now on to the exceptional Roger Brun Cuvée that really count … the Réserve Grand Cru is made only from Ay grapes, four fifths Pinot Noir, the rest Chardonnay, with 50% reserve wine … a wine for fine cuisine. Finally, two truly great wines fermented in Oak (including) the Cuvée Des Sires, a classic Ay 70/30 mix of Pinot and Chardonnay, has strength and finesse in equal measure, lemony aromas ceding to butter and toast …
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