Taittinger Brut La Francaise Champagne

Taittinger Brut La Francaise is Taittinger's house style champagne. It is a pleasant, refreshing wine and good quality for the price. This brut champagne has an award winning history. Taittinger Brut La Francaise ratings, tasting notes, and details are provided. It is produced in significant quantity and readily available in many markets.

Taittinger Brut La Francaise
Sweetness Level:
Category: Basic Prestige Cuvée: No
Ratings (on a scale of 100)
Champagne 411 91 Aug. 2013   Average Retail Price
Wine Enthusiast 90 05/01/13   (750 ml bottle) $45
Wine Spectator 92 11/30/13    

Tasting Notes
Appearance: Pale golden yellow with fine persistent bead.
Aroma/bouquet: Pear, lemon, chalky minerality and brioche.
Palate: White peach, apple, grapefruit, toasted almonds, flinty minerality.
Additional comments: Pleasant, refreshing wine, good quality for the price.
When to drink: Taittinger Brut La Francaise Champagne Champagne is ready to drink upon release.

Brut La Francaise Details

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Label: Taittinger Brut La Francaise / Brut Reserve
Taittinger Champagne
Wine Category:
Sparkling Wine
Region & Country:
Champagne, France
Type (Style):
Sweetness Level: Brut
Dosage: 9 grams per liter
Prestige cuvée: No
House Style: Yes
Vineyards: NA
Grapes: 40% Chardonnay and 60% is a combination of Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier
Alcohol: 12%

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Taittinger Brut La Francaise

Taittinger uses the méthode champenoise for their champagne production. Taittinger Brut La Francaise is composed of 40% Chardonnay, 60% Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier combined (typically 35% Pinot Noir and 25% Pinot Meunier). It is a blend of more than 35 different crus from various harvests. Aging on the lees ranges from 3 to 4 years prior to disgorgement (twice the legal aging requirement). The dosage is typically about 9 grams/liter.

Award Organization
Award Year
Decanter World Wine Awards 2013 Bronze
International Wine Challenge 2013 Bronze
Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 Silver
International Wine & Spirit Competition 2012 Silver
International Wine Challenge 2012 Silver
Decanter World Wine Awards 2011 Bronze
International Wine Challenge 2011 Commended
Decanter World Wine Awards 2010 Gold
International Wine Challenge 2010 Bronze
Decanter World Wine Awards 2009 Silver


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