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Gaston Chiquet Brut Tradition

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SKU 02158


We continue to be fan of this Champagne, apple, lemon and yeast on the nose with a long dry crisp finish. This small grower Champagne will make any of the big guys stand aside. Definitely a crowd pleaser. If I had to buy only one, this will be it. 90 PTS SP
Category Sparkling Wine
Country France
Region Champagne
Appellation Ay
Brand Gaston Chiquet
Alcohol/vol 12.5%
  • ws92

Wine SpectatorFresh and lively, with a leesy hint of bread dough mixing with candied berry, quince paste, lemon zest, wax and fleur de sel. Fine-grained, with a lip-smacking, juicy finish. Disgorged April 2011. Drink now through 2018.

Alison Napjus, November 30, 2011
  • wa88

Wine AdvocateChiquet's NV Brut Premier Cru Tradition is quite attractive and immediate. Dried pears, flowers, spices and mint all jump from the glass. The Tradition is an accessible, tasty Champagne to drink now and over the next few years. The Tradition is 45% Pinot Meunier, 35% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Noir, based on the 2008 vintage, with reserve wines from 2005-2007. Disgorgement date: June 2012. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2016.

Antonio Galloni, November 2012
  • we88

Wine EnthusiastGaston Chiquet's nonvintage offering features a toastiness that testifies to its bottle aging. Along with that feeling of richness, it also contains balanced acidity. Full, crisp and lively, the fresh and fruity aftertaste is delicious.

Roger Voss, December 1, 2012