Pierre Péters Champagne Cuvée de Réserve Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru NV

I recall listening to a really interesting Guildsomm podcast with Rodolphe PĂ©ters of Pierre PĂ©ters Champagne and it wasn’t obvious what he didn’t know about Champagne. It’s worth a listen. His wine here proved to be very good indeed and was tasted blind. In the glass, it has firm acidity, good length and a restrained,Continue reading “Pierre PĂ©ters Champagne CuvĂ©e de RĂ©serve Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru NV”

Wills Domain CuvĂ©e d’Elevage Blanc de Blanc NV

This is a good sparkling wine from Wills Domain. However perhaps its most surprising feature is that it is made from 100% scheurebe. Scheurebe is an early twentieth century German cross of riesling and “bukettrebe”, and well regarded as such, but finds its home mostly in Germany and Austria. Apparently some has found its wayContinue reading “Wills Domain CuvĂ©e d’Elevage Blanc de Blanc NV”