Date of Tasting: 14 February 2015
Wine Type: Sparkling White
Grape Varieties: ~ 70% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay
Origin: Champagne, France
Appellation: Ay Grand Cru
Expect to Pay: ~ EUR110Web: http://www.champagne-giraud.com/
Chubby Appreciation: 94/100
Professional Rating: WA - 91/100, AG - 94/100, WS - 94/100, CT - 92/100
Aroma: Apple, ripe peach, lemon zest, and menthol.
Palate: Nutty flavour. Fine and creamy mousse. Layers of citrus fruits, grapefruit, and pinot fruits with vibrant acidity. Rich minerality. Persistent finish.
Based on August 2014 disgorgement, it is a non-vintage champagne of opulent personality combining power with unique elegance. Needless to say much. It's a champagne with sleekness and personality that ones shall deserve on a special occasion and festive season. But why wait for such event if you feel like one now. Salute!!!