NV Peters, Pierre Brut Cuvee Reserve Grand Cru Blanc de Blanc Le Mesnil
Chardonnay - 750ML

  • JS 92
  • JG 91
  • WA 91

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Wine & Spirits - Wine & Spirits, December 2011
This delivers its richness and intensity with gentleness an impressive trick for a completely dry wine. The scent of fresh cream of meadow flowers and lime transforms into a darker minerality as the wine turns from juicy... This delivers its richness and intensity with gentleness an impressive trick for a completely dry wine. The scent of fresh cream of meadow flowers and lime transforms into a darker minerality as the wine turns from juicy to saline in the finish. Frisky in its youth this will age with grace.
JS 92
James Suckling - jamessuckling.com, July 2015
Very fine bready lemon citrus aromas here; a restrained, fresh and attractively raw expression of chardonnay aromas. The palate unleashes more flamboyant fruit flavors, heading through citrus to nectarine and peach. The... Very fine bready lemon citrus aromas here; a restrained, fresh and attractively raw expression of chardonnay aromas. The palate unleashes more flamboyant fruit flavors, heading through citrus to nectarine and peach. The focus never wavers. Long, fine and pure. - Nick Stock
WS 91
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, November 2012
Open-knit and fresh with an undertow of minerally salinity and flavors of Fuji apple anise apricot pastry dough and orange zest. Finely tuned acidity and an airy texture lead to a lingering floral finish. Disgorged... Open-knit and fresh with an undertow of minerally salinity and flavors of Fuji apple anise apricot pastry dough and orange zest. Finely tuned acidity and an airy texture lead to a lingering floral finish. Disgorged February 2012. Drink now through 2015. -AN
JG 91
John Gilman - View From The Cellar, June 2015
The current release of Pierre Péters “Cuvée de Réserve” Blanc de Blancs non-vintage Brut was disgorged in February of 2015 and includes forty percent reserve wines, from the domaine’s solera, which was started in 1988... The current release of Pierre Péters “Cuvée de Réserve” Blanc de Blancs non-vintage Brut was disgorged in February of 2015 and includes forty percent reserve wines, from the domaine’s solera, which was started in 1988. This is primarily base year 2012 and the wine was finished with a dosage of just over six grams per liter. The bouquet is deep and fairly youthful, wafting from the glass in a blend of pear, delicious apple, pastry cream, chalky soil tones, spring flowers and fresh almond. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and quite powerful in style in the classic Mesnil profile, with a rock solid core, brisk acids, slightly coarse mousse, fine focus and nascent complexity on the long, crisp and well-balanced finish. This is still a puppy, and while it is quite approachable today, it really needs at least a few years in the cellar to blossom more fully. It will be a very good bottle in the fullness of time, but never the most elegant of bubblies. 2018-2035+.
WA 91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, June 2016
91+ The NV Cuvée de Réserve Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Brut is a blend of 60 parcels in the Côte des Blancs, so 100% Chardonnay. The newest disgorgement from November 2015 is based on 2013, which was "a great year for... 91+ The NV Cuvée de Réserve Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Brut is a blend of 60 parcels in the Côte des Blancs, so 100% Chardonnay. The newest disgorgement from November 2015 is based on 2013, which was "a great year for Chardonnay," according to Rodolphe Péters. There were "102 or 103 instead of the normal 90 to 93 days between flowering, and harvest simply caused another, a better ripeness," he adds. Fifty percent of the blend is based on 2013, the other 50% come from the perpetual réserve, which is stored in stainless steel, cement and oak vats. The wine has a brilliant color, is very clear, precise and complex on the nose, displaying fresh lemon fruit aromas. Intense and complex as well as super fresh and clear on the palate, this elegant wine is still very young, but offers a stunning fruit intensity and a firm and mineral structure; there is a long and complex finish with a refreshing grip. Very promising. The Cuvée de Réserve has been in the markets since April. Dosage is 6.7 grams. - Stephan Reinhardt
WE 90
Wine Enthusiast - Wine Enthusiast, December 2012
This is a beautifully balanced selection that's crisp and laced with taut apple and citrus flavors. It has a rich texture intense fruit and a tight minerality which gives it structure and the potential for bottle aging. -... This is a beautifully balanced selection that's crisp and laced with taut apple and citrus flavors. It has a rich texture intense fruit and a tight minerality which gives it structure and the potential for bottle aging. - R.V.
Color & Type Sparkling
Varietal Chardonnay
Country France
Region Champagne
Vintage NV (non vintage)