Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne Chardonnay 2006 (1500ml)

9.3118 ratings on Delectable
$399

The 2006 Comtes de Champagne is striking, especially in the way it brings together elements of ripeness and freshness in a hypothetical blend of the 2002 and 2004. Smooth and creamy on the palate, the 2006 is all about texture. There is a real feeling of density and weight in the 2006, qualities I expect to see grow with time in the bottle. All the elements fall into place effortlessly. The 2006 has been nothing short of magnificent both times I have tasted it. Comtes de Champagne remains the single best value (in relative terms) in tOte de cuvee Champagne. I suggest buying a case and following it over the next 20-30 years, which is exactly what I intend to do. There is little doubt the 2006 Comtes de Champagne is a magical Champagne in the making. Antonio Galloni, Vinous Media

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Ratings on Delectable

Ryan Brazell Delectable Pro

Sales Proof Wine & Spirits

Generous dosage once again thwarting my attempts at nutritional ketosis. Worth it, I suppose.

Generous dosage once again thwarting my attempts at nutritional ketosis. Worth it, I suppose.

9.5

Corey Zamora, CSW Delectable Pro

So much going on in this glass. Wow. This is a stunner. Big and powerful, but still very structured.

So much going on in this glass. Wow. This is a stunner. Big and powerful, but still very structured.

9.5

Ryan Carey Delectable Pro

Founder Wine Confidential

Tasting at Taittinger. All Chardonnay (Blanc de Blancs). Fairly earthy/grassy with a bread-like finish. Impressive wine

Tasting at Taittinger. All Chardonnay (Blanc de Blancs). Fairly earthy/grassy with a bread-like finish. Impressive wine

9.3

Alberto Cdm Delectable Pro

Sempre uno dei miei preferiti

Sempre uno dei miei preferiti

9.4