Taittinger Comtes de Champagne
Blanc de Blancs 2011
$199 per bottle
$195 by the 6 pack
$190 by the case of 12

Arguably, this is the best Grande Marque prestige cuvee of all. Anyone who has followed Comtes de Champagne from the 80s, through the magnificent 1990 and 1996 to the brilliantly consistent recent releases knows how beautifully this blanc de blancs evolves in the cellar. We are big fans of the current crop of grower's own wines and their immense variety, quality and innovation but in a search for great and truly classic wines, Taittinger's flagship takes a primary position.

Taittinger Comtes de Champagne
Rose 2008
$380 per bottle
$370 by the 6 pack
$350 by the case of 12

97+ points The Wine Advocate
The Comtes de Champagne Rosé vintages of yesteryear contained more Chardonnay and were released after shorter maturation sur lattes, but Taittinger is using more and more Pinot Noir in this bottling and now release it later than its Blanc de Blancs counterpart. That trend is exemplified by the 2008 Brut Comtes de Champagne Rosé, a wine that contains fully 70% Pinot Noir and 15% red wine. This bottle was disgorged as a trial in July 2018, but since the 2007 rendition is only at last being commercialized this year, readers will still have to be patient before they can get their hands on a few bottles. It will be worth the wait, however, as the wine wafts from the glass with a beautifully Burgundian bouquet of spices, plums, red berries, orange rind and nougat. On the palate, it's full-bodied, vinous and tight-knit, with serious concentration, racy acids and an abundance of chalky extract, concluding with a long and penetrating finish. This is a rosé with immense potential.

ETA: January-March

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