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  1. GOSSET 2004 BRUT CELEBRIS

    Item #: i_377663
    Bottle Size: 750ml
    ANTONIO GALLONI 94 POINTS - "Gosset's 2004 Extra Brut Celebris is a powerful, bracing wine. Pinot Noir-infused red stone fruits, dried leaves, mint, herbs and spice notes, along with the low dosage, give the wine its distinctive combination of power, breadth and raciness. The 2004 needs a bit of time for the bouquet to open up, but when they do, the wine is quite expressive. Now 12 years after the vintage, the 2004 Celebris offers a good bit of aromatic and flavor intensity, with the slightly mature notes that are typical for a wine of this age. Chamomile, honey and lightly roasted almond are some of the nuances that linger through to the creamy, expansive finish..." (12/16) Established in 1584, Gosset lays claim to be the oldest wine house in Champagne. Thanks to Jean-Pierre Mareigner, its masterful chef de cave of 32 years, the Gosset style of no malo, crystalline structure and profound longevity remains as intact as ever. This 2004 “Celebris” is another of his masterpieces that is just now hitting full stride.
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    was $129.95 Special Price $109.98
  2. KRUG 2004 BRUT MILLESIME

    Item #: i_325822
    Bottle Size: 750ML
    Wine Spectator: 95
    At the House of Krug, every Krug Vintage celebrates the distinct character of a particular year. A Krug Vintage is a blend of the most expressive wines from a single year enhanced by a stay of over ten years in the cellars. Every Krug Vintage is different: it is the music of the year, captured by Krug.

    After a chill start to the growing season, the beautiful weather from mid-September to early October ensured that 2004 was a generous year following the challenging extremes and small yields of 2003. Nature’s elation afforded a breadth of choice, and the harvested grapes were in very good condition. For Krug, the year 2004 gave birth to highly expressive, bright, undeniably elegant and discreet wines with a shining structure.

    Combining delicacy, balance and bountiful citrus notes of all types, Krug 2004, named "Luminous Freshness" by the House, evokes the sensations of early summer mornings in Champagne. Krug 2004 is a dialogue between shining Chardonnays (39%) and the backbone of Pinot Noir (37%) combined with the vivacity, tension and citrus notes of Meunier (24%). The elegance of Krug 2004 comes after 12 years in the cellars gaining in harmony, expression and finesse.

    The expression of the year 2004 captured by Krug: Luminous Freshness. Krug 2004 reveals the vibrant story of a fresh year. It is a very balanced champagne which combines delicacy and bountiful citrus notes of all types with a shining structure.

    Krug 2004 is the last of the second trilogy in the history of the House, the first being 1988, 1989 and 1990 and the second 2002, 2003 and 2004. As with all Krug champagnes, Krug 2004 will continue to gain with the passage of time. The full story of every bottle is revealed via its Krug ID, the six digits on the back label.

    Tasting Notes - At first sight, the beautiful light golden colour promises radiant freshness. The nose begins with an expressive bouquet of ginger, candied citrus and quince, followed by richer notes evoking lemon meringue tart, plum and mirabelle. On the palate, a very balanced champagne with light notes of brioche and honey giving way to an array of fresh citrus, including oranges, lemons and mandarins, enhanced by a very elegant finish.
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    was $319.95 Special Price $298.98

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