23 Ratings
Chartogne-Taillet Cuvee Sainte Anne Brut Champagne

Wine Description

An elegant aperitif, with a fine, creamy mousse and vibrant acidity enlivening the delicate flavors of black cherry, chalky mineral, creamed apple, pastry and lemon zest.

Winemaker's Notes

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:  90 points

Apple, toffee and maple syrup on the nose. A creamy, smooth midweight, with fresh fruit flavors of apple and ripe pear as well as more mature suggestions of burnt sugar and caramelized apple tart. Fin...

Bright straw. Fresh, nervy aromas of citrus and fresh pear. Brisk, focused and clean, with sweet hazelnut and butter notes adding depth and richness to bright lemon and green apple flavors. Nicely foc...

Light yellow. Nutty yellow plum and poached pear aromas display good depth and gentle spice character. Lush and creamy, offering a wallop of ripe orchard fruit flavor and slow-building spice on the ba...

Slightly disjointed aromas of green apple, toffee and warm nut bread. Then firm and intensely flavored, with ripe flavors of apple, lemon and toast. Not hugely complex but shows excellent fruit. Offer...

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    excellent! great nose and full bodied. nice rich taste of apricots.

    over 2 years
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    Starting night off right!

    10 months
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 162
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 162 on Dec-05
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/03