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2006 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne

75cl

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: sparkling wine
Vintage: 2006 Other vintages
Appellation:Champagne (Champagne, France)
Winery: Taittinger
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Chardonnay (100%)
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12%
Type Of Sparkling: Brut
From Taittinger (Champagne), we received this 2006 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne ($125.93), a sparkling wine based on chardonnay of 2006 and comes with an alcohol content of 12%. Drinks&Co users evaluate this sparkling wine with 4 out of 5 points and also has the following ratings: wine spectator: 94.

Description of 2006 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne

2006 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne (Chardonnay)

TASTING NOTES OF 2006 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne:

  • View: bright golden straw, discreet and persistent foam.
  • Nose: very expressive and open, at the same time fruity and brioche notes, aromas of peach, white flowers and vanilla.
  • Mouth: Very expressive, with great generosity, breadth and complexity.

APPELLATION: Champagne.

VINEYARD: Taittinger

GRAPES: Chardonnay.

TEMPERATURE: 11 °C

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13%

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Taittinger

Taittinger

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 2006 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne

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4 /5

TASTING NOTES OF 2006 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Brut (En Coffret):
- View: pale yellow, bubbles, foam delicate line.
- Nose: great maturity with characters of ripe fruit and pastries, raisins and candied fruit, fresh and fruity aromas of tangerine fine.
- Mouth: smooth and lively attack, step soft, fleshy mouth, rich flavors of grapefruit. Final with very good length, with a touch of spice, hints of licorice stick.

APPELLATION: Champagne.
VINEYARD: Taittinger
GRAPES: Chardonnay.

WINE PAIRING: seafood, shellfish, fish
TEMPERATURE: 11 °C
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13%
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Taittinger Comtes de Champagne 2006

4 /5

TASTING NOTES OF 2006 Taittinger Comtes de Blanc de Blancs:
- View: pale to bright golden yellow.
- Nose: rich, elegant with a lively fresh flowers at first, and citrus fruits such as tangerine, grapefruit, blood orange, notes of raisins, candied fruit and pastries bouquet.
- Mouth: Expressive palate, full of spice, well integrated acidity, notable minerals, simple, but flexible, charming, with aromas of grapefruit, candied apricots, passion fruit, biscuits and anise, beautiful length with a touch of fine liquorice and mineral, slightly chalky finish.

APPELLATION: Champagne.
VINEYARD: Taittinger
GRAPES: Chardonnay.

WINE PAIRING: appetizers, crustaceans, fish.
TEMPERATURE: 11 °C
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13%
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Taittinger Comtes de Champagne 2006

Reviews of other vintages of 2006 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne200520022000

4/5

Nose: Light, fresh and fresh fragrance with a light floral character. Hint of white flower and apple.

Taste: Mild and round taste of fruit, flower and apple, slightly watery. Light, light taste of the notes of green apples.

Comment: Comtes is a very good champagne. Fresh, fresh, and includes classic tones. Recommended to have atleast been drunk at least once.
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Marcus Champagne

4/5

Aromas of yeast fermentation. It is either the 2002 taste, or it just tasted spoiled to me.
A good  wine.
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Pamela Miller

3/5

One with a very nice color. Reminiscent of other sparkling wines by the aromas of yeast. It smelled a bit of smoke.
It goes well with a strong fish.
A little expensive.
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Jantine Teunissen
Comtes de Champagne Taittinger 2000

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