Taittinger Prélude Grands Crus

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Taittinger elaborates this Taittinger Prélude Grands Crus ($50.72), a sparkling wine from Champagne produced with pinot noir and chardonnay grapes and has an alcohol content of 12%. Drinks&Co users rate this sparkling wine with 4 out of 5 points and in guides it has been reviewed: robert parker: 93 and wine spectator: 92.

Technical sheet · Taittinger Prélude Grands Crus

Type Of Wine: sparkling wine
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Appellation:Champagne (Champagne,France)
Winery: Taittinger
Volume: 75cl
Score: RP93WS92
Grapes: Chardonnay (50%), Pinot Noir (50%)
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12%
Type Of Sparkling: Brut
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Description · Taittinger

Taittinger Prélude Grands Crus (Chardonnay and Pinot Noir)


  • View: Taittinger Prélude Grands Crus is shiny coat, pale yellow with silver reflejso sign of a high proportion of large chardonnays. The bubbles are fine and form a creamy foam cord gently and persistent
  • Nose: The nose is thin and cool. The first aromas are minerals and vegetables quickly become then floral with elderflower fragrance blended with spicy cinnamon,
  • Taste: On the palate is intense and frank, dominated by very fresh citrus notes. Then it becomes much larger, round, silky, accompanied by flavors of white peaches in syrup. The aftertaste is long, rich and explosive

PAIRING: can be enjoyed as an aperitif and accompanies a charm seafood dishes.

WINEMAKING: Chardonnay and Pinot Noir is selected vineyards exclusively on Grands Crus classified at 100% on the scale of the wines of Champagne. Made from vintage wines (first pressing only), this assembly allows for the refinement and the structure necessary for a great long shelf champagne.

WINERY:Champagne Taittinger

GRAPES: 50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir


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...

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Posted on at 04.38


Taittinger Prélude Grand Cru

The Champagne Taittinger Prélude Grands Crus is an assembly of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes proportions, select only the best vineyards Grands Crus of the denomination. The blend obtained from wine only from the first pressing, aged for five years on its lees. It is characterized by a pale yellow color and shiny with silver highlights, a delicately creamy foam and a very fine perlage. The nose offers a fresh, streamlined bouquet, with mineral aromas that make their way to green and floral notes, including clearly perceive elder flowers and cinnamon. In the mouth it is fine and complex, with an exceptional balance between freshness and aromatic expression. Excellent as an aperitif, it lends itself to accompany traditional dishes based on fish.

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Posted on at 10.59

4 /5

Taittinger Prelude Grand Crus

- The colour is a brilliant, pale yellow with silvery highlights, reflective of the high proportion of Chardonnay.
- The bubbles are fine and form a lasting and delicately creamy mousse.
- The nose is subtle and fresh. The initial mineral aromas quickly develop into green, floral scents with hints of elderflower and spicy cinnamon overtones.
- Flavours are dominated by intense fresh citrus fruit which then give way to a much fuller, well-bodied and mellow taste with flavours reminiscent of white peaches in syrup.
- The finish is long, rich and extremely expressive.
- This wine can be enjoyed as an aperitif but has the structure to match grilled fish and seafood.
- 50% Chardonnay, 50% Pinot Noir.
- This wine comes from top Grand Cru sites and is made from the first pressing. The level of reserve wine used in the blend varies by vintage. Prior to release the wine is aged for a minimum of 4-5 years on lees, sometimes more.
Pamela Miller

Posted on at 21.06

4 /5

Taittinger Prelude Grand Cru

Some friends from Champagne always bring it when visiting me.
A beautiful vivid colour. Yeasty and notes of bakery on the nose. I drank it several days after I had first opened the bottle and it still tasted good.
Edward Collins

Posted on at 07.50

4 /5

Taittinger Prélude Grand Crus

A Taittinger wine to enjoy among pleasant company.
I especially liked the colour. Delicious bakery aromas and notes of yeast. A rather dry sparkling.
Delicious wine, didn't care much for the food anymore.
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