Gaston Chiquet Brut - Argonaut Wine & Liquor
Gaston Chiquet Brut
SKU: 27112

Gaston Chiquet Brut

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  • wa91+
  • we91

750ml
$53.99

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Category White Wine
Varietals
Region France, Champagne, Ay
Brand Gaston Chiquet
Alcohol/vol 12.5%
Vibrant yellow-green hue, fine mousse. Delicate and fruity nose: citrus, pineapple, grapefruit with a hint of lemon. Lively palate with the finesse of Chardonnay: citrus, white flowers, mandarin. Long finish. Aperitif Champagne par excellence.
Wine Spectator
  • ws92

A graceful Champagne, with a pleasantly round creaminess, finely balanced by the vivid acidity. The lacy mousse carries a delicate mesh of poached apricot, madeleine, ground ginger and chalk-tinged mineral. Disgorged May 2017. Drink now through 2022.

Alison Napjus, November 15, 2018
Wine Advocate
  • wa91+

Disgorged in July 2017, the NV Brut Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs d'Aÿ opens in the glass with a youthfully reserved nose featuring notes of lemon oil, crisp orchard fruit, chalky soil tones and hazelnuts. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, bright and racy, with a tangy spine of acidity, a delicate core of fruit and an elegant, pinpoint mousse. This needs a few years on cork to come into its own, as it's quite tight-knit right now.

William Kelley, April 2019
Wine Enthusiast
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Aÿ is better known for its Pinot Noir, so it's rare to find a blanc de blancs. Made in a rich style, it's full of grapefruit, citrus and apricot flavors. It balances this with taut, crisp acidity to produce a full wine that retains the dancing quality of a blanc de blancs.

Roger Voss, December 2012