Champagne Henriot

Champagne Henriot | Champagne, France

Blanc de Blancs

September 2018

5 Stars

Restaurant Wine

The Blanc de Blancs is exceptional: medium bodied, intense and complex in flavor (pineapple, toast, pear, lemon, honey, roasted nut), with excellent balance, and a crisp, persistent finish. First rate. 

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Champagne Henriot | Champagne, France

Blanc de Blancs

November 2018

90

Wine Spectator

A fresh, minerally Champagne, lacy in texture and offering an open-knit mix of lemon curd, poached apricot, fleur de sel and biscuit flavors. Moderate finish. 

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Champagne Henriot | Champagne, France

Blanc de Blancs

October 2016

91

Wine Spectator

A bright, finely tuned Blanc de Blancs, with a subtle tang of salinity and flavors of lemon meringue pie, glazed apricot, pink grapefruit granita and blanched almond. Creamy and mouthwatering, with a lingering smoke-tinged finish.

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Champagne Henriot | Champagne, France

Blanc de Blancs

January 2015

91

Vinous

Pale yellow-gold. Fragrant melon, white peach and tangerine aromas are complicated by smoky lees and floral honey. On the palate, supple melon and pit fruit flavors are energized by smoky minerality. Shows a gently sweet touch and finishes with excellent cut, clarity and persistence.

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Champagne Henriot | Champagne, France

Blanc de Blancs

November 2015

92

Wine Spectator

A bright and lively blanc de blanc, with a clean-cut mineral note underscoring the poached apple, toasted almond, apple blossom and candied ginger flavors, accented by a soft and satiny mousse.

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Champagne Henriot | Champagne, France

Blanc de Blancs

December 2013

91

Wine Advocate

The Henriot NV Brut Blanc de Blancs Disg. 2/2012 is redolent of honeysuckle, heliotrope and linden flower, fresh apple and yeasty brioche, with hints of sea breeze, lemon, grapefruit, and toasted nuts anticipating the salinity and bright citricity allied to piquancy that emerge on the creamy yet vivacious palate. The finish enhances this cuvées patisserie-like personality, evoking quince- and nut paste-filled buttered pastry drizzled with lemon cream, an impression no doubt – and appropriately so – reinforced by ten grams of residual sugar.

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Champagne Henriot | Champagne, France

Blanc de Blancs

November 2019

91 Points

Wine Spectator

Lightly toasty, with a hint of grilled nut lacing the poached apple, fleur de sel and lemon pastry cream notes. Fresh and balanced, with the fine mousse carrying the flavor range on the creamy finish.

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Champagne Henriot | Champagne, France

Blanc de Blancs

November 2017

91

Wine Spectator

A finely knit version that glides across the palate, this elegant blanc de blancs offers vibrant acidity layered with ripe Dijon pear, toast, pastry cream and candied lemon zest.

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