Perrier Jouet Grand Brut Champagne

Perrier Jouet Grand Brut is Perrier Jouet's house style champagne. This brut champagne has numerous awards to it's credit. It is produced in sufficient quantity and available in many retail establishments. Perrier Jouet Grand Brut ratings, tasting notes, and details are provided.

Perrier Jouet Grand Brut
Sweetness Level:
Category: Basic Prestige Cuvée: No
Ratings (on a scale of 100)
Champagne 411 91 Jan. 2014   Average Retail Price
Wine Enthusiast 89 12/01/12   (750 ml bottle) $42
Wine Spectator 91 11/30/13    

Tasting Notes
Appearance: Light yellow gold with medium fine lively bubbles.
Aroma/bouquet: Pear, apple, caramel, brioche. Subtle minerality.
Palate: Lemon, apple, toasted almond, yeasty/brioche, ginger with mineral notes.
Additional comments: Nice autolysis. Well balanced. Very good quality price ratio. Some variation between releases.
When to drink: Perrier Jouet Grand Brut Champagne is ready to drink at release and for the next 3 to 4 years after release.

Grand Brut Details
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Label: Perrier Jouet Grand Brut
Perrier Jouet
Wine Category:
Sparkling Wine
Region & Country:
Champagne, France
Type (Style):
Sweetness Level: Brut
Dosage: 10 grams per liter
Prestige cuvée: No
House Style: Yes
Vineyards: NA
Grapes: 40% Pinot Meunier, 40% Pinot Noir, 20% Chardonnay
Alcohol: 12%

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Perrier Jouet Grand Brut

Perrier Jouet uses the méthode champenoise for their champagne production. The Grand Brut is composed of 40% Pinot Meunier, 40% Pinot Noir and 20% Chardonnay. The Chardonnay grapes are all from grand cru vineyards and the Pinot Noir are from grand and premier crus. The dosage is 10 grams per liter. Perrier Jouet Grand Brut is stored for three years in the House's cellars in Epernay.

Lot number for this review: L2641207103, Disgorged September, 2012.

Award Organization
Award Year
Critics Challenge Wine Competition 2013 Gold
Decanter World Wine Awards 2013 Bronze
International Wine Challenge 2013 Bronze
San Francisco International Wine Competition 2013 Silver
Critics Challenge Wine Competition 2012 Gold
International Wine & Spirit Competition 2012 Silver
International Wine Challenge 2012 Commended
San Francisco International Wine Competition 2012 Silver
Decanter World Wine Awards 2011 Bronze
International Wine & Spirit Competition 2011 Bronze
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