Staff Pick

Pierre Gimonnet & Fils Special Club Brut Champagne Grands Terroirs de Chardonnay 2010

Ratings on Delectable

Steven Morgan Delectable Pro

Wine Director Formento's

Really youthful and exciting release from gimonet. Worth seeking out, drinking now and holding for later.

Really youthful and exciting release from gimonet. Worth seeking out, drinking now and holding for later.

9.3

Kleopatra Bright

Steadiest stream of bubbles I've ever seen Hot quince Lemon curd Rose petals Floral Flint and smoky minerality Perfumed Palate starts with pears and apples then the intense minerality almost makes the wine seem flawed until the bubbles subside and it's all fruit finishing with a long ass aftertaste of poached pears and baked pie crust. Fkn yum.

Steadiest stream of bubbles I've ever seen Hot quince Lemon curd Rose petals Floral Flint and smoky minerality Perfumed Palate starts with pears and apples then the intense minerality almost makes the wine seem flawed until the bubbles subside and it's all fruit finishing with a long ass aftertaste of poached pears and baked pie crust. Fkn yum.

9.2

Pooneet Kant

Nice champagne but honestly slightly underperformed my expectations. Bubbles were quite strong at first. But overall this is precise and pure - laser focused in fact. Doesn't have the yeasty / lees-y complexity that I normally like but obviously a ver nice wine.

Nice champagne but honestly slightly underperformed my expectations. Bubbles were quite strong at first. But overall this is precise and pure - laser focused in fact. Doesn't have the yeasty / lees-y complexity that I normally like but obviously a ver nice wine.

9.0

Benjamin Hickey

Special club!! Nice depth of flavour but still fresh.

Special club!! Nice depth of flavour but still fresh.

9.5

Patrick Clary

Mary Beth traded a glass of Chardonnay for this & even I was able to enjoy a glass myself before she and Gi-Gi finished it off.

Mary Beth traded a glass of Chardonnay for this & even I was able to enjoy a glass myself before she and Gi-Gi finished it off.

9.2

Pooneet Kant

This is obviously good. Bit lower acid on the palate than I generally prefer, but this has the overall complexity to still be excellent. Hint of yeast, long finish.

This is obviously good. Bit lower acid on the palate than I generally prefer, but this has the overall complexity to still be excellent. Hint of yeast, long finish.

9.2

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  • 3521 V Street Northeast
    Washington D.C., DC 20018

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