Champagne Geoffroy Expression Brut 1er Cru NV

$388.00
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Unit: 75cl

This Champagne house has five centuries of experience to fall back on, having been established in the 1600s. Here the grapes from each plot are vinified separately, which allows the wine makers to identify and make the best of each site’s finest characteristics. The final Champagne is elegant and aromatic with light toasted brioche notes and flavours baked green apples, roasted hazelnuts and sweet spice. A finely textured Champagne with real poise.
, 92
A pretty and beautifully layered nose speaks of toasty, yeasty and brioche-suffused aromas that are liberally cut with citrus, green apple and floral hints. There is both excellent richness and volume to the delicious and full-bodied, as well as full-flavored, flavors that possess excellent complexity on the notably dry but not at all austere finale. This is a big Champagne in the sense that it's full-on and delivers outstanding length but if your taste does not run to linear, lean and ultra-crisp examples, then this would be a really good alternative for you to consider. I quite like this but if refinement and delicacy are what you want, there are better choices.

, Dec 2014, 92
Concentrated palate, well balanced fruit and acidity. Expressive flavor, good finish. 口感很集中,酸度和果味平衡良好。收結亦很好。

, Apr 2012, 15.42
Mild nose of stone fruit and yellow apple. Minerally palate and pleasant lemony acidity. It has a soft mousse and light, fresh fruit. Long, crisp and clean length. Drink 2012-2013. Alc: 12%. (15.42 points)

, Jan 2013, 91
(43% pinot meunier, 32% pinot noir and 25% chardonnay; 65% of the fruit was from 2010 and the rest from 2009 and 2008; disgorged in July, 2013 after 30 months on its lees): Pale onion skin color. Aromas of fresh pear, lemongrass and lime zest, with a hint of jasmine. Juicy and penetrating, with tangy citrus and orchard fruit and flavors underscored by a note of chalky minerality. Finishes clean and racy, with lingering floral and gingery spice qualities.

, Oct 2017, 16.5
Blend of 2011 and 2012. Mainly Meunier with 40% Pinot Noir and 10% Chardonnay. Disgorged March 2016. Dosage 8g/l. Solid and satsifying with very good balance and a reasonable price tag but a slightly metallic finish.

, Nov 2012, 92
Geoffroy’s NV Brut Premier Cru Expression is totally alive in the glass. Vibrant and delineated, the Expression bursts from glass with dried pears, flowers, almonds and Chamomile. A blend of 47% Pinot Meunier, 40% Pinot Noir and 13% Chardonnay, the Expression is all about texture and volume from the red grapes, which give tons of richness without detracting from the wine’s essential energy, tension and pure drive. A crystalline, layered finish rounds things out beautifully. This is a great showing from a wine loaded with class. Disgorgement date: April 2012. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2016. A Terry Theise Selection, imported by Skurnik Wines, Syosset, NY; tel. (516) 677-9300

, Jan 2012, 90
Floral notes mix with flavors of ripe apple, peach, grapefruit zest and biscuit in this lightly chalky, firmly structured Champagne. A hint of smoke shows on the open-knit finish. Disgorged July 2011. Best after 2013. 168 cases imported.

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Type Sparkling White Wine 氣泡白酒
Grapes Champagne Blend
Country France
Wine Region Champagne
Appellation Champagne Premier Cru
Producer René Geoffroy

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