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Taittinger Prélude Grands Crus


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Taittinger Prélude Grands Crus

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sparkling wine
Appellation:Champagne (Champagne, France)
Winery: Taittinger
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12%
Type Of Sparkling: Brut
The winery Taittinger elaborates this Taittinger Prélude Grands Crus (£49.45), a sparkling wine from Champagne made of pinot noir and chardonnay and shows an alcoholic content of 12%. The Taittinger Prélude Grands Crus is the ideal sparkling to combine with snacks and appetizers and starters. Drinks&Co users reviewed this sparkling wine with 4 of 5 points while renowned wine guides give the following ratings: robert parker: 93 and wine spectator: 92.

Description of Taittinger Prélude Grands Crus

Taittinger Prélude Grands Crus (Chardonnay and Pinot Noir)


  • View: Taittinger Prélude Grands Crus is shiny coat, pale yellow with silver reflejso sign of a high proportion of large chardonnays. The bubbles are fine and form a creamy foam cord gently and persistent
  • Nose: The nose is thin and cool. The first aromas are minerals and vegetables quickly become then floral with elderflower fragrance blended with spicy cinnamon,
  • Taste: On the palate is intense and frank, dominated by very fresh citrus notes. Then it becomes much larger, round, silky, accompanied by flavors of white peaches in syrup. The aftertaste is long, rich and explosive

PAIRING: can be enjoyed as an aperitif and accompanies a charm seafood dishes.

WINEMAKING: Chardonnay and Pinot Noir is selected vineyards exclusively on Grands Crus classified at 100% on the scale of the wines of Champagne. Made from vintage wines (first pressing only), this assembly allows for the refinement and the structure necessary for a great long shelf champagne.

CELLAR:Champagne Taittinger

GRAPES: 50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir

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The Winery



Founded in 1734 by Jacques Fourneux, a French wine merchant, Champagne Taittinger is still owned by the Taittinger family since 1932 and is considered being one of the oldest champagne cellars. Established in the historic mansion of the Counts of Champagne it has magnificent underground cellars built in the 4th century by the Benedictine monks from the Abbey of Saint Nicaise.

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Reviews of Taittinger Prélude Grands Crus


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Taittinger Prélude Grands Crus: L’alliance parfaite entre finesse et complexité : les amateurs de champagnes généreux et charnus vont adorer !

VIGNOBLE: Taittinger
RAISINS  : 50% Pinot Noir, 50% Chardonnay

ACCOMPAGNEMENT  : Idéal à l'apéritif ou avec des fruits de mer    

 L'avis des guides Note Wine Spectator 92/100 Note Parker 90/100 Guide Bettane et Desseauve 17/20 Guide Revue Des Vins De France 15.5/20 Guide Gault Et Millau 15.5/20?  
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Taittinger Prélude Grands Crus

4 /5

- The colour is a brilliant, pale yellow with silvery highlights, reflective of the high proportion of Chardonnay.
- The bubbles are fine and form a lasting and delicately creamy mousse.
- The nose is subtle and fresh. The initial mineral aromas quickly develop into green, floral scents with hints of elderflower and spicy cinnamon overtones.
- Flavours are dominated by intense fresh citrus fruit which then give way to a much fuller, well-bodied and mellow taste with flavours reminiscent of white peaches in syrup.
- The finish is long, rich and extremely expressive.
- This wine can be enjoyed as an aperitif but has the structure to match grilled fish and seafood.
- 50% Chardonnay, 50% Pinot Noir.
- This wine comes from top Grand Cru sites and is made from the first pressing. The level of reserve wine used in the blend varies by vintage. Prior to release the wine is aged for a minimum of 4-5 years on lees, sometimes more.
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Taittinger Prelude Grand Crus

4 /5


  • Vue : Jaune pâle.
  • Nez : Des arômes minéraux, végétaux (fleurs de sureau), épicés et floraux.
  • Bouche : Ample et soyeuse. des notes d'agrumes.

APPELLATION : Champagne.

DOMAINE : Taittinger.

CÉPAGES : Chardonnay et pinot noir.

ÉLABORATION : Les premiers jus du pressurage sont utilisés uniquement.

ACCORDS METS-VIN : À l'apéritif, fruits de mer.

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4 /5

Trevlig färg. Rika aromer av jäst.Jag märkte köttiga.
En mousserande vin som går bra med moussaka.
Jag älskar att dela detta vin med vänner.
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