|Winery||Champagne Roger Brun|
|Bling||Silver Medal - 2017 Glass of Bubbly, 93pts Champagne XS|
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We are now importing FOUR Champagne Houses direct from the source in Champagne, France. Our newest producer is Roger Brun and we decided to bring in just two 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 Cuvées 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…”...
We packed Matt off to Prowein and Champagne again this year to hunt down some quality reds from Europe and perhaps another Champagne producer or 2 to add to the 3 awesome producers we already import......